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  כסלו 25, 5774 , 28/11/13

Israel Accepted to UNHRC

The Western countries which comprise the United Nations Human Rights Council met in Geneva yesterday (Wednesday), coming to a decision to join Israel among their ranks.

The move is a total about face for the Council, which has only condemned Israel up till now. The Council, which was established in 2006, has condemned Israel for human rights violations more than any other country.  

The UNHRC was the body that appointed the Goldstone Commission's investigation of 'Operation Cast Lead' in the December 2008 - January 2009 Gaza War, and which concluded that Israel had committed war crimes.

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