UN to vote on resolution condemning Israeli massacre in Palestine


The United Nations General Assembly will vote later today on a draft resolution that would deplore what it calls Israel’s “excessive use of force” against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories including East Jerusalem. After the failure of a similar draft in the Council earlier this month because of a U.S. veto the Palestinian Observer Mission, with the full backing of the Arab Group, has moved the matter to the General Assembly where countries have no veto option.

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