The U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday endorsed a Gaza report that accused the Zionist regime of committing war crimes in the December-January invasion of the Gaza Strip.
In Gaza, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas approved the move, thanking the nations that voted to endorse the report.
“We hope that vote will lead to a trial of the occupation leaders,” said Hamas spokesman Taher al-Nunu.
The Palestinian Authority also welcomed the decision of the UN Human Rights Council.
“We hope this will be followed up in the UN
Security Council to ensure such Israeli crimes are not repeated,” chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erakat told AFP.
Jurist Richard Goldstone, Head of the UN’s fact-finding committee accused the Zionist regime of committing war crimes in the December-January invasion of the Gaza Strip.
According to Goldstone’s report, the Zionist regime has killed 1,400 and injured 5,000 Palestinians during its attacks on Gaza in 2008.