Navi Pillay rebukes the US Congress over its untenable stance over Gaza from any Human Rights perspective

106 members of Congress attacked the U.N. Human Rights Council for launching an inquiry into whether Israel committed war crimes during the conflict in Gaza.

U.N. Human Rights chief Navanethem (Navi) Pillay responded with a letter which provides an extraordinarily direct rebuke of the U.S. Congress from the international body as follows:

UNHRC has appointed Canadian international lawyer William Schabas to lead the enquiry into Israeli atrocities, with the predicable negative responses by the Israeli government against anything the UNHRC has to say