Israel-Palestine : domestic investigations have failed to meet international standards, UN Security Council must ensure accountability

The ICJ urges the Security Council to take concrete measures to ensure accountability for human rights violations committed by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian armed groups during Operation Cast Lead.

Israeli investigations have failed to meet international standards of effectiveness, independence and impartiality. The Hamas administration in Gaza has also failed to provide any concrete evidence of investigating violations committed by Palestinian armed groups during this period.

Israel-Palestine-investigations failed standards-press release-2010 (full text in English, PDF)

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