UN Commission of Inquiry Opens New Hearings Targeting Israel

(VOA News) Lisa Schlein - The UN Commission of Inquiry on the Palestinians and Israel began a weeklong series of public hearings Monday, focusing on closure orders and terrorism designation by Israel of several Palestinian organizations. The Israeli mission in Geneva likened the proceedings to a "kangaroo court." It accused the Commission of choosing to focus on its anti-Israel agenda by playing judge, jury and executioner. The Israeli mission said no public hearing can be taken seriously when it is evidently based on predetermined conclusions. The mission called these sham trials and said they shamed and undermined the Human Rights Council.

2022-11-10 00:00:00

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