#Geneva Conventions invoke rights of #Palestinians; #UN calls for Gaza victim testimony!


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Geneva Conventions invoke rights of Palestinians ~ December 17.

GENEVA — The international community delivered a stinging rebuke to Israel’s settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, saying Wednesday the practice violates its responsibilities as an occupying power.

A declaration adopted by consensus among 126 of the 196 parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention insists that international humanitarian law must be followed in areas affected by the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

Swiss Ambassador and chairman Paul Fivat speaks to the media during a press conference following the Conference of High Contracting Parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention, in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. A declaration adopted by consensus among 126 parties to the Fourth Geneva Convention insists that international humanitarian law must be followed _ and all serious violations investigated _ in areas affected by the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. (Keystone…

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