Friday, October 16, 2009

Defiant UN backs war crimes report

By Gavin Cordon, Press Association

Friday, 16 October 2009

Britain and France today failed in an attempt to delay a crunch Middle East vote at the UN, amid warnings by Israel that it could derail the peace process.

The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva voted by 25 to six to refer a controversial report accusing Israel of war crimes during the Gaza offensive in January to the Security Council…

(Isn’t it about time that the USA that holds the purse-strings of Israel, used this clout to force them into serious peace negotiations for a change!)