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  Adar 28, 5772 , 22/03/12

Human Rights Council to Probe Yesha Impact on Arabs

The UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution on Thursday ordering a probe into how Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria and parts of Jerusalem are affecting the rights of area Arabs. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reacted by saying, "This is a hypocritical council with an automatic majority against Israel. This council ought to be ashamed of itself. Until today, the council has made 91 decisions, 39 of which dealt with Israel, three with Syria and one with Iran. One only had to hear the Syrian representative speak today about human rights in order to understand how detached from reality the council is. Another proof of its detachment from reality came last week when it invited before it a representative of Hamas, an organization whose ideology is based on the murder of innocents.”

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