Israel Supporters Protest UN Rights Meeting

(VOA News) Lisa Schlein - Hundreds gathered in Geneva Monday to protest as the UN Human Rights Council met to discuss allegations of Israeli violations in the Palestinian territories. "Today Israel alone is criticized for an entire day," said Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch. "The only country in the world that is the focus of its own day, its own debate, its own agenda item. Not North Korea, not Syria, not Sudan is treated in this way." The Israeli Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, Aviva Raz Shechter, said, "While anti-Semitism is raising its ugly head all over the world, this place is legitimizing discrimination against the one and only Jewish State, the State of Israel."

2019-03-19 00:00:00

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