Israel Slams Door On UN Human Rights Council Over Settlement Row

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Israeli officials say a UN fact-finding mission “will not be allowed to enter” the country and its occupied territories.

On Friday, the Geneva-based Human Rights Council appointed three officers

to probe Israel’s West Bank settlement activity.

The UN’s top human rights body has commissioned three jurists to find out how Israel’s West Bank settlements affect

the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of the Palestinian people.”

The body called on Tel Aviv “not to obstruct the process of cooperation.

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