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UN Rights Envoy Resigns, Accuses Israel of Denying Access

The U.N. investigator for human rights violations in the Palestinian territories resigned on Monday, saying that Israel had reneged on its pledge to grant him access to the West Bank and Gaza. Makarim Wibisono, United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories, said that his repeated oral and written requests for access had gone unanswered over 18 months. In a statement announcing his resignation, Wibisono, who reports to the U.N. Human...

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