ACLED Middle East Assistant Research Manager Lauren Blaxter analyzes the Israeli military’s use of force against non-military targets in Gaza following the report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on the 2018 protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, which found that Israeli forces may have committed war crimes and/or crimes against humanity (UN CoI OPT, February 2019).

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Not So Friendly Fire: War Crimes Allegations in Gaza
Lauren Blaxter
Lauren Blaxter
Middle East Assistant Research Manager
Lauren Blaxter is the Middle East Assistant Research Manager at ACLED. She has been responsible for coding Israel, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan since May 2017. Ms. Blaxter holds a BA in Human Rights, a Graduate Diploma in Law, and a LLM in International Criminal Law. Her work focuses on law and forensics in armed conflict.
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