In a post shared by Human Rights Watch (HRW) on social media, Gallant’s words for Palestinians were “We are fighting against humanoid animals and we act accordingly.” It was stated that his statements were “disgusting”.
“This is a call to commit war crimes,” Gallant said of his words. In the post, the International Criminal Court was tagged and it was written that these words of the Israeli Minister should be “noted”.
The post also quoted HRW Israel and Palestine Director Omar Shakir as saying, “Depriving the population of an occupied territory of food and electricity is collective punishment, a war crime, just like using starvation as a weapon of war. The International Criminal Court has taken this call to commit war crimes into consideration.” should take it.” evaluation was included.
Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant said, “I have ordered the complete siege of the Gaza Strip. There will be no electricity, no food, no fuel, everything is closed. We are fighting humanoid animals and we act accordingly.” He made a statement as follows.
Hamas’s armed wing, Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, launched a comprehensive attack on Israel on the morning of October 7, called the “Aqsa Flood”.
While thousands of rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel, Palestinian armed groups raided and seized the Beit Hanun-Erez Border Gate on the Gaza-Israel border.
Armed groups then entered the settlements within Israel from here, and the Israeli army launched an attack on the Gaza Strip with dozens of warplanes.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that 687 people, including 140 children, died and 3,726 people were injured in Israel’s attacks on Gaza.
Israeli forces had killed 16 Palestinians in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank since October 7.
In the statement made by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was stated that at least 900 Israelis lost their lives and 2,616 people were injured, 157 of them seriously, in the attacks carried out from Gaza.
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