7 months UN: Israel committed crimes vs humanity Manilatimes |World
GENEVA: There was evidence that Israel committed crimes against humanity in responding to 2018 protests in Gaza, as snipers targeted people clearly identifiable as children, health workers and journalists, a United Nations (UN) probe said Thursday. “Israeli soldiers committed violations of international human rights and humanitarian law. Some of those violations may constitute war crimes or crimes against humanity,” the chair of the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on the protests in the Occupied Palestinian Territory Santiago Canton said in a statement. The inquiry, set up by the UN Human Rights Council, investigated possible violations from the start of the ... more