At theUN Benjamin Netanyahu came armed with maps and relentlessly provoked Holocaust memories, following the ever so predictable, albeit insensitive and deceptive pattern. "This charade was meant to distract from the nearly 600-page UN report, prepared by South African judge Richard Goldstone and others, dedicated mostly to Israeli war crimes in Gaza.�Confirming that Israel wantonly used weapons, including illegal weapons, against a defenceless civilian population in Gaza and going so far to say that Israel did not only commit war crimes, but indeed may have also committed crimes against humanity, the findings of the report were all set by the wayside. The report was utterly rebuked by Netanyahu and his ilk, arrogantly disregarded and shelved.�Concurrently, Israel's official statement regarding the IAEA's pressure on Israel to sign on to the Non-Proliferation Treaty was that Israel deplored such a notion.
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