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white flag

a sign of surrender. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
See: Defeat
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White Flags is a 46-minute documentary based on the stories of individual Lebanese citizens from different backgrounds, captured on film during extensive research in Lebanon.
They are reported to be flying white flags over Port Stanley.
Before submitting a locate request to NC811, simply visit the excavation site and mark the area of proposed excavation with white flags, or paint.
The second stage, also over 30km, comprises blue flags; the third stage of 25km has green flags; the fourth stage covering 20km features yellow flags; while the final 15km stage has white flags.
The army said it would press manslaughter charges against a soldier for allegedly shooting dead two Palestinian women who were waving white flags, in one of several disciplinary steps to be taken after an internal investigation.
The black and white flags are typical of a FORMULA ONE race, while the red and white flags represent Singapore and the Singapore GP Season.
Israeli soldiers unlawfully shot and killed 11 Palestinian civilians, including four children, who were in groups waving white flags during the Gaza war, a report prepared by the US-based Human Rights Watch says.
Joe Stork, deputy Middle East director of HRW writes on its website: "The Israeli military is stonewalling in the face of evidence that its soldiers killed civilians waving white flags in areas it controlled and where there were no Palestinian fighters.
Summary: <p>Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on Israel on Thursday to investigate seven incidents in which it said Israeli troops shot dead Palestinian civilians who were flying white flags during the war in Gaza in January.
The IDF has slammed a Human Rights Watch report claiming soldiers killed Gazans who allegedly were waving white flags during Operation Cast lead.
Summary: Israeli soldiers shot and killed 11 innocent Palestinian civilians, including four children, who were in groups waving white flags during the Gaza assault, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, adding
The workers held A4-sized placards with the slogan Scotland's Workers Deserve Better and held aloft red and white flags.