23 august 2019

Why UN fears exposing Israel


GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — During the United Nations Security Council’s meeting on children and armed conflicts Aug. 2, the world body failed to include  Israel on its "list of shame" — which includes countries committing dire abuses against children — despite figures and statistics mentioned in the June report of the Office of the UN Secretary-General on promoting and defending the rights of children in armed conflict zones. The report said that 2018 witnessed the highest rate of killing and [...]