Israel Demands UN Condemn Hamas Terrorists for Using Civilians as Human Shields

Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, east of Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
AP/Adel Hana

The Times of Israel reports: Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon on Sunday called on the Security Council to condemn the Hamas terror group for its use of children as human shields during mass protests along the Gaza border fence.

Danon sent a letter to the top UN council calling on it “to condemn Hamas’s use of civilians and children.”

The Israeli military is gearing up for fierce “March of Return” protests along the Gaza security fence on Monday, with more than 100,000 Palestinians expected to take part, and dire warnings from the IDF that hundreds plan to try breach the fence and carry out a “massacre” of Israeli civilians.

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