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Israel must halt abuse of Palestinian rights: UN

Israel must do more to halt a string of serious violations of Palestinian human rights documented by a 2009 fact-finding mission, according to a UN report published on Monday. There is a ‘need to more earnestly pursue accountability for the serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law that were documented by the fact-finding mission,’ Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang told the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. UN rights chief Navi Pillay presented a report on progress made in implementing recommendations in the UN Goldstone report.


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