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U.N. General Assembly Condemns Israel’s Massacre of Gaza Protesters

HeadlineJun 14, 2018
H7 un vote for palestinian civilian protection

The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to condemn Israel over its massacre of Palestinians protesting nonviolently against Israel’s occupation. The vote was 120 to 8, with only Israel, the U.S., Australia, Togo and four U.S.-dependent Pacific Island nations voting against the resolution. The Israeli military has killed at least 124 Palestinians and wounded 14,000 more since the Palestinians’ nonviolent Great March of Return protests began in Gaza on March 30. This is Riyad Mansour, Palestinian ambassador to the U.N., speaking at Wednesday’s General Assembly.

Riyad Mansour: “We cannot remain silent in the face of the most violent crimes and human rights violations being systematically perpetrated against our people. Nobody would remain silent. And not only that, we will continue to do everything possible in order to protect our people. This is a right to all people. And the Palestinian people should not be the exception.”

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