The only thing israel knows about International Law is how to ignore it, and yet…….

Israel Elected As Chair Of Permanent UN Committee For The First Time

Israeli Violations of U.N. Security Council Resolutions

Lessons to be Learned From 66 U.N. Resolutions Israel Ignores

Israeli Violations of International Law – Israel Law Resource Center

In a decision that elicited widespread condemnation from Palestine and Arab states, the United Nations General Assembly on Monday elected Israel to chair its Legal Committee, also known as the Sixth Committee. This is the first time Israel, a country that has been routinely denounced by the U.N. for its settlement expansion activities in the West Bank, has been chosen to head one of its six permanent committees.

The Sixth Committee overseas U.N. activities related to international laws. Although its chair is normally elected by consensus without a vote, countries opposed to Israel’s candidacy had called for a ballot. Out of all the valid votes cast in the 193-member General Assembly, Israel, which was put forward as a candidate by the 28-nation Western European and Others Group, won 109 votes, while Sweden, with 10 votes, was the runner-up.

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