Israeli reacted furiously Thursday to a UN Human rights Council decision to send a fact finding mission to the West Bank and east Jerusalem settlements, with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu saying that council is "hypocritical" and should be "ashamed of itself."
By a vote of 36 – 1, with 10 abstentions, the council decided to establish an international fact finding mission to the settlements. Only the US voted against.
"This is a council that should be ashamed of itself," Netanyahu said. "The UN Human Rights Council has nothing to do with human rights." He said the body has an automatic anti-Israel majority.
Netanyahu said that the council has up until today passed 91 resolutions, 39 of them dealing with Israel, three with Syria, and one with Iran.
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