Israel Introduces Its Unusual Resolution at U.N.
Israel, the object of hundreds of critical U.N. resolutions, took the unusual step of circulating its first General Assembly measure since 1976, challenging nations to censure those who kill Israeli children. The draft, before the assembly’s social, humanitarian and cultural committee, stresses the need for “Israeli children to live a normal life free from terrorism, destruction and fear” and calls on Palestinians to bring perpetrators to justice. It mirrors an Egyptian resolution that criticizes the consequences of Israeli military actions on the well-being of Palestinian children. “There was no reason to single out any group of children,” Ariel Milo, director of communications for Israel’s U.N. mission, told Reuters on Monday. Full Story