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UN Keeps Israel, Hamas Off List of Worst Child Rights Violators

The U.N. secretary-general sharply criticized Israel Monday for the deaths of 557 Palestinian children, most of them during last summer’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip. In an annual report on the impact of conflict on children, Ban Ki-moon kept Israel off the official list of violators, but reproached it for “the unprecedented and unacceptable scale” of the impact its military operations had on Palestinian children. Israel’s seven-week long war in Gaza killed over 2,200 people,...

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