NGO Challenges UN Rights Council on Failure to Censure Assad Regime for Starving and Killing Palestinians

July 24, 2014 | 1:26 AM EDT

An NGO representative challenged the U.N. Human Rights Council – meeting
in emergency session Wednesday on the Gaza crisis – on its failure to
respond with similar urgency to abuses elsewhere around the world,
including the plight of Palestinians “starved and murderered” by the
Assad regime.