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Israel has committed genocide: UN expert

 Published: 10:44, 27 March 2024

Israel has committed genocide: UN expert

A United Nations expert told the global body's Human Rights Council on Tuesday that she believed that Israel's military campaign in Gaza since Oct 7 amounted to genocide and called on countries to immediately impose sanctions and an arms embargo.

"I implore member states to abide by their obligations, which start with imposing an arms embargo and sanctions on Israel and so ensure that the future does not continue to repeat itself," she said, prompting a burst of applause.

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