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  Shvat 20, 5773 , 31/01/13

Lieberman in Sharp Attack on Human Rights Council

Chairman Avigdor Lieberman of the Yisrael Beytenu party attacked the United Nations' Human Rights Council, Thursday evening, for its call, earlier in the day, for Israel to remove all its citizens from what it called "the occupied territories" of Judea and Samaria. Writing on his Facebook page, the former foreign minister said, "The Human Rights Council of the UN proved again today that there is no connection between its name and its nature." Noting that the council has not expressed any interest in the mass murder of Land of Israel Arabs in Syria or any other mass murder, Lieberman also said,  "The only thing the Commission is engaged in is ways to try to harm Israel."

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