Swiss UN report calls on Israel to dismantle fence when suicide bombs subside

[JURIST] A report submitted by Switzerland Friday to the UN General Assembly [official website] in its capacity as guardian of the Geneva Conventions [reference guide] called on Israel to promise disassembly of the West Bank Security Fence [official website] if and when the threat of Palestinian suicide bombings subsides. The report also urged swift action by the Palestinian authority to continue efforts to end that sort of violence. The report was requested last year after an advisory opinion [text] by the International Court of Justice [official website] declared the barrier illegal [JURIST report]. Reuters has more.



 

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