The UN and Gaza?

This morning, the world awoke to find the United Nations Relief and Work Agency headquarters in Gaza shelled in an Israeli campaign, yielding Ban Ki-Moon’s “strong protest of outrage”. What’s the UN’s take on the Gaza conflict more generally? We asked Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang last week. Condemnation falls on both ...

By , International Crisis Group’s senior analyst for Colombia.
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This morning, the world awoke to find the United Nations Relief and Work Agency headquarters in Gaza shelled in an Israeli campaign, yielding Ban Ki-Moon's "strong protest of outrage".

This morning, the world awoke to find the United Nations Relief and Work Agency headquarters in Gaza shelled in an Israeli campaign, yielding Ban Ki-Moon’s “strong protest of outrage”.

What’s the UN’s take on the Gaza conflict more generally? We asked Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kyung-wha Kang last week. Condemnation falls on both sides of the conflict, but Israel’s actions are of particular concern, she says. Read on…

Photo: ALEXANDER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images

Elizabeth Dickinson is International Crisis Group’s senior analyst for Colombia.

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