PHR-I and the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) issued an unverifiable report condemning an IDF operation in Nablus (Shechem) that started on February 18. The report alleged that the IDF fired "indiscriminately," that medical workers were targeted and "placed between stone throwers and Israeli soldiers in what seems to be the use of the ‘human shield’ tactic." Despite the lack of verification, the claim was re-published by the BBC and the Washington Post. PCHR’s political statement labelled the IDF anti-terror operation as a "war crime."



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