UN Investigation Committee On Israeli War Crimes Hears Testimony In Jordan

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BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – The investigation committee of the UN Human Rights Council has listened to testimonies of victims’ families and civil society organizations, the representative of Palestine to the HRC said Saturday.

Speaking to Ma’an, Ibrahim Khreisha said the committee, which has been tasked to investigate possible crimes by Israeli forces in the Palestinian territory, spent a week in Jordan after Israel denied its members entry to the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

In Jordan, he said, the committee members listened to testimonies given by families of Palestinian victims, representatives of Palestinian civil society organizations and UN officials based in the Palestinian territory.

The committee consists of 15 human rights experts, investigators and technical teams. Experts will each return to his or her country, while the technical team will head to Geneva where they will study the testimonies collected in Jordan.

Khreisha denounced Israel for denying the committee members…

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