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What's counts as "taking active part in the hostilities" under the Geneva Convention?

The Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War states that Persons taking no active part in the hostilities, including members of armed forces who have laid down ...
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Does the Israeli military have a legal right to shoot at anyone within the Gaza Strip that they suspect of being a member of Hamas?

In regard to the ground incursion of the Gaza Strip by the Israeli military, I would like to know if it is stated somewhere in either international law, or in Israel law, or in the Geneva Convention, ...
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