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UN calls on Israel to prosecute Gaza war crimes

UN calls on Israel to prosecute Gaza war crimes

06 July 2015 in 2015
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Before the first anniversary of Israel launching "Operation Protective Edge" UN calls to prosecute Gaza war crimes.

The United Nations human rights body called on Israel and the Palestinians to prosecute alleged war crimes committed in the 2014 Gaza war and to cooperate with the International Criminal Court's preliminary investigation.

The U.N. Human Rights Council debated the issue days before the first anniversary of Israel launching "Operation Protective Edge" in response Hamas.

The 47-member state Geneva forum adopted a resolution, presented by the Palestinian delegation backed by Muslim states, by a vote of 41 in favour, one against (the United States) and five abstentions. All European Union member states, including Britain, France and Germany, voted in favour. 

Link: http://www.worldbulletin.net/palestine/161693/un-calls-on-israel-to-prosecute-gaza-war-crimes

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