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U.N. Report: Israel Targeted Civilians in Gaza

In one instance, the report finds, soldiers used an 11-year-old boy as a human shield. Any guess on whether the U.S. media will cover the report?

International reaction to Israel’s assault on Gaza last December tended to follow a consistent narrative arc: An international rights group issues a report decrying Israel’s military conduct in Gaza; their account is largely supported by on-the-ground reports by many Israeli soldiers; conservative Israeli politicians deny the allegations and disparage the organization that reports them; the corporate U.S. media, to no one’s surprise, fails to cover the story.

Any guesses on whether our brave, venerable media will prominently feature a U.N. report released today that details the human rights abuses committed by Israel during the Gaza assault?

Reuters reports on the findings:

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