GENEVA (AN) — The United Nations and Israel plunged into an intense debate over use of deadly force against protesters in Palestinian territory, after a U.N. commission said Israeli security forces had "no justification" to use live ammunition against thousands of people.
A U.N. independent commission of inquiry found Israeli forces committed human rights abuses against Palestinian protesters in Gaza last year that may amount to war crimes. Israel said it only acted in self-defense against the Hamas militant group's terror threat.
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