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Ravid Elfassi, who served in the Golani brigade's reconnaissance unit, spoke less than a day before UNHCR adopted report accusing Israel of war crimes.
The non-governmental group UN Watch plans to hold a rally against the proceedings outside the UN building in Geneva.
Gaza is home to two million people, half of whom are children.
The Palestinians had hoped that the serious charges in the report would cause the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Washington and Western powers scrambled to coordinate the U.N., Israel and Jordan as crisis worsened on Golan and Syrian regime closed in.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
"Our latest update shows the figure of displaced across southern Syria has exceeded 270,000 people," Mohammad Hawari, UNHCR's Jordan spokesman told Reuters.
For each democratic diplomat who has participated in the massive U.N. condemnation of Israel, a file should be established of how often they have participated in such manifestations of antisemitim.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
The European Union, or more precisely its member states, should follow the US lead and leave this comedy, aka the UNHRC.
By TOMAS ZDECHOVSKY
Several factors explain the West’s dramatic change in its stance towards Omar al-Bashir’s regime in Sudan from harsh condemnation to token criticism over the past three years.
By SHELDON GELLAR
By ERIC R. MANDEL
U.N. Human Rights Council accepts Cameroon as a new member, despite President Paul Biya ruling the country since 1982.
By HAGAY HACOHEN
Canton replaces US legal expert Michael Crane, who was appointed to the post on July 25 and resigned from the position on August 23 for unspecified personal reasons.
Rome says it will not let any more rescue ships dock unless the migrants are shared out around the EU.
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