Israel pressing to stop UNHRC from labeling it an apartheid state

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Israel pressing to stop UNHRC from labeling it an apartheid state
It is expected that four resolutions against Israel will be passed at the UNHRC’s 49th session, due to be held from February 28 to April 1.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Published: JANUARY 27, 2022

Israel has intensified its campaign to prevent the UN Human Rights Council from labeling it an apartheid state, warning that the UNHRC could take such a step as early as June when its open-ended Commission of Inquiry against the Jewish state is due to publish its first report. “Apartheid has become a kind of fundamental charge that is being used to delegitimize the Jewish state,” explained former Israeli Ambassador to the UN Dore Gold. It is important that Israel take the offensive against the initiative to brand Israel as an apartheid state, he stated.

Attorney Michael Sfard, who authored a report for the left-wing NGO Yesh Din that charged Israel with the crime of apartheid in the West Bank, said that it was not possible to halt an apartheid designation against Israel. Israel "will not be able to escape it anymore,” Sfard said.

more............. https://www.jpost.com/diaspora/antisemitism/article-694842
 
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