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Questions presented to Israel during the UN Universal Periodic Review

Having entertained the thought that it might be able to get away with a 22-page report without one single word on the situation of the Palestinian population in the occupied Palestinian territories (Gaza Strip, West Bank and the illegally annexed East Jerusalem), the Human Rights Council of the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) has just gone through in the last weeks and only a negligible number of countries have found it appropriate to submit questions in advance regarding the content and scope of Israel’s national report. The report submitted by Israel and the questions presented in advance by other states,…