The United Nations maintains that 75 to 80 percent of the dead are civilians. Israel angrily rebuts that assertion. Its ambassador to the United Nations, Ron Prosor, said as recently as last week that his government had established that about half the dead were combatants.The latest total of the dead is 1,361, so it's "only" 680 civilians according to Israel.
Friday, August 01, 2014
The NYT reports on Israel's response to the UN's estimate of the proportion of civilians killed by the IDF:
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