17 mai 2018

Liberman urges exit from UN Human Rights Council; Israel not a member


Defense minister accuses forum of 'hypocrisy-fest' in criticizing Jewish state over Gaza violence, calls on US to also abandon the international body Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday called for Israel and the United States to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council over what he termed the panel’s “hypocrisy” in criticizing the Jewish state’s Gaza policy. Israel is not a member of the UNHRC. The council has 47 seats and its members are elected by the General Assembly [...]