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Seriously?! Now the UN Blames Israel for Palestinian Men Beating Wives

Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz : Jun 16, 2017 : Breaking Israel News

"Why did you fail to mention that official Palestinian TV regularly broadcasts Islamic preachers who tell the people how to beat their wives?" -Hillel Neuer

airlift[Breaking Israel News] The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Monday was presented with a report citing rampant violence and abuse targeting women in the Palestinian Authority and reacted decisively by ...condemning Israel. (Photo: UNHRC session/U.S. Mission Photo/Eric Bridiers/via BIN)

At the 35th session of the Human Rights Council, Ms. Dubravka Šimonović, Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, presented her findings from a visit to Israel in September, when she also toured areas under control of the Palestinian Authority. Her report to the UNHRC focused on the "gendered impact of the occupation". She cites a, "clear link between prolonged occupation and gender based violence", blaming the blame for violence against Palestinian women by Palestinian men entirely on Israel.

The plight of Palestinian women is indeed dire. One third of married Palestinian women in Judea and Samaria and over half in Gaza have been subjected to domestic violence.

The Rapporteur made specific mention of the IDF at checkpoints as a source of...

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