Report on UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (Editorial)

Keywords

Human rights;Armed conflict; Israel ; Occupied Palestinian Territories

Abstract

Discusses the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict between December 27, 2009 and January 18, 2010 . Examines: (1) early issues such as the appointees to the Mission, the mandate, and the failure of efforts to obtain the cooperation of the Government of Israel; (2) the methodology employed including as regards the temporal scope of the events, the historical context, the normative framework, the international human rights compliance of the parties, and the purpose of the public hearings; and (3) the specific facts and issues investigated by the Mission, from the respective positions of the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel.

Citation

(2010) 2 European Human Rights Law Review 125-148

Editorial

Report on UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict