Navi Pillay - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights


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It is imperative that Israel, Hamas and all Palestinian armed groups strictly abide by applicable norms of international humanitarian law and international human rights law. This entails applying the principle of distinction between civilians and combatants and between civilian objects and military objectives; proportionality; and precautions in attack. Respect for the right to life of civilians, including children, should be a foremost consideration. Not abiding by these principles may amount to war crimes, and crimes against
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Jul 23 2014 Gaza strip
Navi Pillay has been quoted 7 times. The two most recent articles where Navi Pillay has been quoted are UN evidence points to war crimes committed by Syrian government and UN warns of widespread human rights abuses in occupied Palestinian territory. Most recently, Navi Pillay was quoted as having said, “They've produced massive evidence, they find the facts. The facts point (pointed out) to the Commission are very serious crimes, war crimes, crimes against humanity. They point to the fact that the evidence indicates responsibility at the highest level of government including the head of state.”.
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