Maldives calls for immediate withdrawal of Israel forces from the Gaza strip at the Human Rights Council

BY: moosawaheed, 30 Nov -0001

The Maldives strongly condemned the ongoing gross violations of human rights by the State of Israel and called for an immediate withdrawal of Israeli forces from the occupied Palestinian territories including East Jerusalem, particularly in the Gaza strip.

In the statement delivered by Abdullah Hameed, Ambassador at Large, during the ongoing Special Session on Palestine the Maldives condemned the mass killings and the daily massacre of innocent civilians including women, girls and boys and infants in Palestine by the occupying power, Israel.

The Maldives further called on countries to immediately stop providing arms and finance to Israel to carry out the killings in the Gaza strip.

In his statement Ambassador Hameed, also supported the call to immediately dispatch an independent, international commission of inquiry to investigate all violations of international human rights law in the occupied Palestinian territories including East Jerusalem, particularly in the Gaza strip.

The Maldives delegation to the Special Session on Palestine is headed by Abdullah Hameed, Ambassador-at-large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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