Rights group calls on UN to include Israel on list of children’s rights violators

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gives a press briefing at the end of a meeting at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, 27 May 2015.

Rights group calls on UN to include Israel on list of children’s rights violators


The United Nations is under pressure to add Israel to its annual List of Shame on children’s right violators.

Human Rights Watch on June 4 called on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to add Israel to this year’s list, scheduled to be released later this month, after hundreds of children were killed in the war in Gaza in 2014.

According to a report by Agence France-Presse (AFP), Human Rights Watch, a US-based rights group, urged Ban to ignore political pressure from Israel and the United Sta...


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