Democracy Now: U.N. Panel to Probe Israeli Settlements

The U.N. Human Rights Council has ordered a new investigation of how Israeli settlements are infringing on Palestinian rights. The United States was the lone country to oppose the probe. This week, the Israeli human rights group B’Tselem reported a sharp rise in the number of Palestinian civilians killed by Israeli forces in the Occupied Territories. Of 105 Palestinians killed in the Gaza Strip, 37 were confirmed to be civilians.

~ by wheresthemic on March 23, 2012.

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