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UN General Assembly adopts Goldstone report

Last Updated: Friday, November 6, 2009 - 10:02

New York: The UN General Assembly on Thursday voted 114-18 to adopt a controversial report on the Israel-Hamas fighting in the Gaza Strip earlier this year.
The majority voting bloc of Arab and Non-Aligned Movement countries in the 192-nation assembly easily provided the votes for passing the report drawn up by a four-member commission headed by South African Judge Richard Goldstone, which accused both sides of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Bureau Report

First Published: Friday, November 6, 2009 - 10:02
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