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U.N. Decries Israeli Military and Settler Attacks in Occupied West Bank

HeadlineDec 29, 2023

The United Nations is warning about increasing Israeli military and settler attacks in the occupied West Bank. According to the U.N., at least 300 Palestinians, including 79 children, have been killed in the West Bank since October 7. On Thursday, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk decried settler violence targeting Palestinians.

Volker Türk: “The dehumanization of Palestinians that characterizes many of the settlers’ actions is very disturbing and must cease immediately. … I call on Israel to take immediate, clear and effective steps to put an end to settler violence against the Palestinian population, to investigate all incidents of violence by settlers and Israeli security forces.”

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