(CNN)The United States has quit the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the body is a “cesspool of political bias.”
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What is the UN Human Rights Council?
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Why did the US quit the UNHRC?
Resolution S-28/1 adopted on May 18, 2018
Condemns the “disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force by the Israeli occupying forces against Palestinian civilians, including in the context of peaceful protests, particularly in the Gaza Strip, in violation of international humanitarian law.”
Resolution A/HRC/37/L.47 adopted on March 20, 2018
Expresses grave concern at the “continuing violation of international humanitarian law and the systematic violation of the human rights of the Palestinian people by Israel.”
Resolution A/HRC/37/L.46 adopted on March 19, 2018
Calls upon “Israel, the occupying Power, to immediately end its occupation of the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and further reaffirms its support for the solution of two States, Palestine and Israel, living side by side in peace and security.”
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