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  3/18/2012, Adar 24, 5772

Hotovely: Al-Ashkar Speech a Disgrace to Rights Council


Member of Knesset Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) said, Sunday evening, ahead of the scheduled speech by senior Hamas member Ismail Al-Ashkar before the United Nations' Human Rights Council, "The invitation of a senior Hamas member to speak before the council is a sign of discrace for an organization which is trying to create an image of concern for human rights." She added, "This is a new record for the world anti-Israel lie industry - Hamas, which is firing missiles at the homes of innocent civiliams, is received with open arms by the same group which regularly condemns Israel's actions."

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