OHCHR Report on the Occupied Palestinian Territories is Fair and Balanced

Digital Empire

From the United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR) this morning.

The Human Rights Council in its midday meeting held an interactive dialogue with the High Commissioner for Human Rights on her report on ensuring accountability and justice for all violations of international law in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem.

Michelle Bachelet, High Commissioner for Human Rights, presenting her report (A/HRC/46/22), noted serious violations during the reporting period: 67 Palestinians, including 16 children, killed by Israeli security forces, and 3,678 injured.  One Israeli soldier was killed by Palestinians during this period and 90 other Israelis were injured.  Violations of international law included an attack by Israeli Security Forces which killed nine Palestinians, including five children, in Deir El Balah.  Ms. Bachelet said Palestinian armed groups in Gaza continued to indiscriminately launch rockets and incendiary balloons towards Israel.

Israel, speaking as a concerned country, said that the report offered nowhere…

View original post 380 more words

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: