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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
100 US Senators Want Israeli High Crimes Suppressed
by Stephen Lendman
In an April 27 letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, all US senators demanded the world body ignore Israeli high crimes, calling truth-telling "anti-Semiti(c)."
"Too often, the UN is exploited as a vehicle for targeting Israel," they said.
Fact: Much more needs to be done to hold Israel accountable for high crimes of war and against humanity – for decades of ruthlessly persecuting Palestinians, for committing slow-motion genocide, for attacking its neighbors.
The letter quoted neocon US UN envoy Nikki Haley, saying "(i)t is the UN's anti-Israel bias that is long overdue for change" – an outrageous perversion of truth.
The senators praised the world body "for disavowing" the important Richard Falk/Virginia Tilley report, calling Israel a racist apartheid regime – "beyond a reasonable doubt."
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