Israel and Palestine should take steps to achieve peace, says UN
Israel and Palestine should take steps to achieve peace, says UN
Trudy Rubin is an op-ed columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer
18 May, 2018, 13:44
The UN human rights chief on Friday slammed Israel's deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as "wholly disproportionate", backing calls for an global investigation.
However, Israeli officials are concerned that large protests could break out in the West Bank and East Jerusalem at the instigation of Palestinian factions, amid widespread anger over the Gaza deaths, and amid continuing protests against the United States moving its embassy to Jerusalem last Monday.
Israel faced criticism from countries including Saudi Arabia, France, Belgium and the UK Turkey expelled Israel's ambassador and recalled its own from Israel and the US.
Israel has sought to fend off global criticism over Monday's violence, with the United States strongly backing its close ally and blaming the deaths on Hamas.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi speaks during "5th National Youth Congress" in a session "Ask the President" in Cairo, Egypt, May 16, 2018 in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. We also call on the Security Council to take effective and decisive steps in this regard. There have been numerous calls for an independent investigation into the deaths, with Britain, Germany, Canada and Switzerland among those supporting such action.
To observe solidarity with the Palestinians, who are targeted by the Israeli soldiers at the Gaza Strip, Pakistan is set to observe Palestine Solidarity Day on Friday, according to a statement by Pakistan's Prime Minister Office (PMO).
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She further expressed the verdict of Pakistan on this recent event, "Pakistan condemns the massacre of Palestinians and calls on the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation into the tactics used by Israeli forces".
This meeting demonstrates a unified Arab position in solidarity with the Palestinian brothers and in strong denunciation and rejection of the killing and confiscation of rights, in total disregard of all worldwide laws and norms, he noted.
Hamas denies Israeli accusations of orchestrating the demonstrations, saying it supports them but that they were organised independently.
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