Axios: “Israel’s” to exercise pressure against Gaza probe as “top priority”
Israeli Foreign Ministry sends a classified cable to its missions around the world, informing them that fighting the UN HRC commission probing the 2021 Seif Al-Quds will be its “top priority”.
Following weeks of preparation, “Israel” has now begun to plan a campaign to discredit the UN human rights commission that was formed to investigate the Israeli regime’s war crimes in Gaza during the Seif Al-Quds battle.
Israeli officials are concerned that this report, which is expected to be released in June, will refer to “Israel” as an “Apartheid state”, and that its results may damage “Israel’s” reputation in global public opinion, particularly among “progressives in the West.”
The commission will not be a one-time thing either, as it was formed to release reports every June to the council in Geneva and every September to the UN General Assembly and will tackle Israeli violations in the occupied West Bank, Gaza, and also in the occupied lands “Israel” claims to be its own.
Not only has “Israel” declined to cooperate with the investigation, claiming it is biassed against the occupation, but it has also pushed the Biden administration to withdraw support, cut its funding by 25%, and launched a media campaign against it, accusing it of being inherently anti-semitic.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry has also sent a classified cable to all Israeli embassies around the world, saying it will soon begin a diplomatic campaign against the commission that it be increased ahead of the Human Rights Council’s meeting in March.
It is noteworthy that “Israel” has been successful in past attempts to discredit the UN commission investigating its violations, causing some UN investigators to resign, and the judge behind a probe of the 2008 war on Gaza to change some of his conclusions.