Israel denounced as UN’s Gaza report presented by Kristoff Saunders

Israel was denounced as “racist” and a “terror organization” during a fiery meeting of the UN Human Rights Council on Monday.

The representatives of Saudi Arabia and Venezuela were castigated for their language as the council was presented with the findings of an independent inquiry into last year’s Gaza conflict.

Saudi Arabia’s representative in Geneva, Faisal bin Hassan Trad, referred to Israel as a “racist regime” and, after being warned to use “proper language”, added that the actions of Israel during the 51-day conflict amounted to “more than racism”.

Venezuelan ambassador Felix Pena Ramos said Israel had acted as a “terrorist organization” and accused the country of perpetrating genocide against Palestinians.

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