Geneva Conference Addresses Israeli Noncompliance With International Law

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GENEVA, December 17, 2014 (WAFA) – The High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions met in Geneva on Wednesday to discuss Israel’s failure to comply with international law with regards to the Palestinian inalienable rights, according to Palestine’s Permanent Mission in Switzerland.

The meeting discussed Israel’s impunity by a High Contracting Party and disregard of the inalienable rights of the Palestinians to self-determination, as guaranteed by international law.

“Despite the applicability of the Fourth Geneva Convention to the Occupied State of Palestine, Israel as an occupying power has explicitly abdicated its obligations in this regard and has conducted numerous actions in flagrant violation of its international humanitarian law obligations,” said the mission.

The mission expressed its appreciation to the Swiss Government for its efforts in convening the High Contracting Parties conference.

This conference was convened upon the request of Palestine, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the League of Arab…

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