Israel use banned weapons against Gazans
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Reports by human rights organizations show that during the past years Israeli forces used drones, internationally banned weapons and other unknown substances during their attacks on the people of Gaza.
Banned weapons such as DIME which stand for Dense Inert Metal Explosives were first used against Gaza by Israeli forces in the summer of 2006.
DIME munitions result in a high proportion of amputations particularly legs.
Press TV spoke to a Gazan victim who now uses prosthetic limbs to walk.
A recent documentary film called the LAB by British Israeli director Yotam Feldman explores how Israeli weapons, military technology and know-how became more valuable because they have been field-tested in its wars and combat against Gaza.
During the last few years Israeli security exports reached an unprecedented level of seven billion U.S dollars a year making Tel-Aviv the fourth biggest military exporter in the world.
Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights who has been documenting Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip for many years said Israel's use of experimental and non-conventional weapons in the Gaza Strip is a premeditated war crime.
People here say they left at the mercy of Israeli practices as the international community watches in apathy.
According to experts the whole Gaza population and its environment, will suffer for many generations due to Israel's testing of weapons in this tiny coastal enclave.
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