Amid Scathing Accusations of War Crimes, UN Votes 120-8 to Condemn 'Indiscriminate' Israeli Violence Against Palestinians

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Just hours after a new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report accused Israel of showing “blatant disregard for Palestinian lives” and commiting war crimes in its massacre of over 100 nonviolent demonstrators in Gaza over the past several weeks, the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution that condemns Israel’s “excessive, disproportionate, and indiscriminate” use of live fire against peaceful Palestinians.

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