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UN Human Rights Council report accuses Israel of apartheid

(JNS) — A report by U.N. Special Rapporteur Michael Lynk submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council accused Israel of apartheid.

“The Special Rapporteur recommends that the international community accepts and adopts the findings … that apartheid is being practiced by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territory and beyond,” he wrote.

Lynk, whose official title is “Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967” will formally release the report on Thursday ahead of a Human Rights Council debate on Agenda Item 7, a permanent debate reversed...


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