The Palestinian terrorist organizations, have recently made more frequent use of civilians as human shields to protect their bases and operatives

Hamas operative Nizar Rayan announces the organization’s intention to use �the bodies and souls� of [Palestinian] civilians to protect the houses of �jihad fighters� [i.e., terrorist-operatives] (Palestinian TV, November 19)

Civilians gathered on the roof of the house belonging to Wael Rajab al Sharqa, a Hamas operative (ANB TV, November 20)