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UN Human Rights Chief Says Fears Drive Mideast Violence

Violence between Israelis and Palestinian is turning into a catastrophe, the United Nations' top human rights official said Wednesday. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein told the Human Rights Council in Geneva that "people who fear each other, who fear the corresponding motives of each other," will fear the future, and that these fears are driving the violence. If such fears are not checked, he said, they "become in time so raw, so stark [that] many considerations of humanity...

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