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U.N. Experts Declare Israel’s “Targeted Starvation Campaign” Has Led to Famine and Genocide

HeadlineJul 10, 2024

On Tuesday, a panel of United Nations independent experts declared in an open letter that Israel has engaged in a campaign of starvation and genocide in Gaza. Michael Fakhri, the U.N. special rapporteur on the right to food, and nine others write, “We declare that Israel’s intentional and targeted starvation campaign against the Palestinian people is a form of genocidal violence and has resulted in famine across all of Gaza. We call upon the international community to prioritize the delivery of humanitarian aid by land by any means necessary, end Israel’s siege, and establish a ceasefire.” After headlines, we’ll go to Gaza to speak with journalist Akram al-Satarri.

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