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UN Chief’s ‘List of Shame’ Adds Russia, Omits Israel

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A three-story house that reportedly had 30 members of one Palestinian family destroyed by Israeli airstrikes, in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood of Gaza, May 13, 2023.
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has added Russia’s military forces to his annual “list of shame” of parties to armed conflict who commit grave violations against children. Unfortunately, he again omitted Israel, which belongs on the list. This sends a mixed message about the UN’s willingness to hold powerful governments accountable.

Since Russia’s all-out invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, hundreds of Ukrainian children have been killed in attacks on apartment buildings and other civilian structures. The UN …read more

Source:: Human Rights Watch


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