Last quote by Navi Pillay
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 humanity.
Jul 23 2014
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.”.
Quotes by Navi Pillay
Dec 02 2013
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.
Mar 18 2013
Settler violence continues to be perpetrated with impunity.
Sep 10 2012
I am concerned they may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity. I am equally concerned about violations by anti-government forces, including murder, extrajudicial execution and torture, as well as the recently increased use of improvised explosive devices.
Jun 01 2012
Those who order, assist, or fail to stop attacks on civilians are individually criminally liable for their actions. Other states have a duty to do all they can to prevent and prosecute perpetrators of international crimes.
Oct 02 2010
Of course it is not a judgment; it is a collection of evidence and it may point to the commission of crimes such as war crimes because the laws of war forbid the killing of civilians. It points to crimes against humanity and in some instances may well amount to genocide.
May 31 2010
Today I am also registering my shock at reports that humanitarian aid was met with violence early this morning, reportedly causing death and injury as the boat convoy approached the Gaza coast.