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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Trump Administration Boycotts Anti-Israel Discussion at UN Human Rights Council

GENEVA (AP) — The State Department says the United States is boycotting a session at the U.N. Human Rights Council that focuses on Palestine and other Arab occupied territories, saying it is biased against Israel.


Toner also said the United States would vote against every resolution that might be put forward under the agenda item.
Earlier, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on rights in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel, Michael Lynk, decried how “illegal settlement enterprise has moved at an alarming pace” this year.