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  8/17/2014, Av 21, 5774

NY Senator Demands UNHRC Dismiss Schabas


Senator Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Friday called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to rescind its recent appointment of William Schabas as head of the UNHRC’s Gaza Commission, the Washington Jewish Week reported.

According to the report, Schumer said that if Schabas’s appointment is not cancelled he will push for the United States to cut its financial support and participation in the council.