UN commissions and Israeli impunity

The UN Human Rights Council's Commission of Inquiry recently released report on the violations in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) has infuriated Israel and sparked another statement from the US State Department on the so-called "one-sided biased approach that does nothing to advance the prospects for peace. The report of the Commission, released today, does nothing to alleviate our concerns," the department's spokesman, Ned Price, declared in a press statement. According to the US, the alleged anti-Israel bias is the obstacle to peace, and not Israel's violations which are routinely ignored by the UN, except for reports and statistical purposes. The report details Israel's violations and how its actions are perpetually fragmenting Palestinian territory through colonial settlement expansion, which caters … Continue reading UN commissions and Israeli impunity