West Shrugs as Ukraine Commits ISIS-Style War Crime

West Shrugs as Ukraine Commits ISIS-Style War Crime

It’s an outrageous war crime when ISIS uses water as a weapon. But when Kiev does it? Nothing to get worked up about

 

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ISIS, Kiev and Washington all use water as a weapon
ISIS, Kiev and Washington all use water as a weapon
The human right to water “has been recognized in international law through a wide range of international documents, including international human rights treaties, declarations and other standards”.

This is why Poroshenko was put on Interpol’s Most Wanted List after it was announced that “Kiev had stopped water supplies to the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic.”

We are of course teasing you. Poroshenko is a free man; as we type these words he’s probably stuffing his face with Roshen bars as he watches re-runs of “Let’s Make a Deal”. 

Which leads us to the obvious question: When is using water as a weapon not okay?

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When you can accuse Assad of depriving people of water (even when the “moderate” rebels are clearly to blame), water as a weapon becomes not okay:

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