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UN condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians

Date: Jun 14, 2018

The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelming in support of a draft resolution deploring 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 Security Council earlier this month because of a United States veto the Palestinian Observer Mission, with the full backing of the Arab Group, took their plight to the general membership where 120 countries out of 193 voted in favour of the text. 

Sherwin Bryce-Pease reports from New York...



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