Evidently, war crimes are acceptable when performed by terrorist groups?
Anything goes when you’re a terrorist.
And, you get the added advantage that the Western media will ignore it.
When you belong to an army- you are expected to follow certain international rules:
Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Article 3 c) outrages upon personal dignity, in particular, humiliating and degrading treatment
But, terrorist organizations get a free ride…
The Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorists are humiliating captured government supporters and interviewing them on Hezbollah television Al Manar:
A detained blindfolded pro-government suspected gunman speaks to Hezbollah TV after clashes in Beirut May 9, 2008. (Issam Kobeisy/Reuters)
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Hezbollah gunmen detain alleged gunmen from a group called Future loyal to Saad al-Hariri during clashes in a street in Beirut May 9, 2008. (Sharif Karim/Reuters)
Militants(?) taken by Hizballah in Beirut (BOL)
Blacksmiths of Lebanon has more photos of Hezbollah prisoners.