Israeli jurist appointed to UN human rights committee
43-year-old dean of Hebrew University’s law department, appointed to serve on the UN Human Rights Committee.
At a time when Israel has been the target of harsh criticism from various UN agencies, the Israeli delegation to the UN enjoyed a short moment of respite on Thursday. Israeli jurist Professor Yuval Shani has been chosen to be one of the 18 senior jurists to serve on the UN Human Rights Committee.
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