"Continuum of civilianality"

Reader comment on: Hamas' Phony Statistics on Civilian Deaths

Submitted by Mark, Aug 10, 2014 19:51

Let me see if I understand this correctly. Someone who is obviously a combatant at night might not be considered a combatant during the day, when he's baking bread? Someone who fires rockets at civilians during the day might not be a combatant at night when he goes home to sleep in his own bed? The definition of "Combatant" CANNOT depend on whether the combatant has decided, at his convenience, to take a time out to adopt another persona or sleep in his own bed.

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