ICHR participated in the special session of Human Rights Council regarding the Israeli military operation on the Gaza Strip

ICHR participated in the Human Rights Council session in Geneva that was specified on the Israeli military attack on the Gaza Strip. Ms. Randa Siniora, the Executive Director, represented ICHR in the session and presented a speech explaining the Israeli war crimes in the Gaza Strip.

Human Rights Council decided to approve the initiative submitted by the State of Palestine and voting was as follows: 29 voted "YES", 17 including the European Union refused to vote, the United States voted "NO".

Human Rights Council decided to form a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the war crimes committed in the Gaza Strip. 2.3 million dollars are allocated for the Commission of Inquiry to investigate the war crimes including the use of prohibited weapons in the Gaza Strip.

 

To watch the session and Ms. Randa Siniora speech, please CLICK HERE. Ms. Siniora speech is on 1:30:22.

To download related documents presented in the session, please CLICK HERE