A premature Palestinian baby, recently evacuated from the Gaza Strip, lies in an incubator at a hospital in al-Aris in the North Sinai Governorate of Egypt on November 22, 2023. Twenty-nine premature babies arrived in Egypt on November 20, after they were evacuated from Gaza's Al-Shifa hospital which has become a focal point of Israel's war with Hamas. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP) (Photo by KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images)
US Official Won't Call Forced Abandonment of Gaza Newborns a War Crime
"What kind of weasel-mouth defense of Israel is that?" asked one observer, who quipped that "...deliberately killing babies is a war crime in Ukraine, but for Israel it is self-defense."