UN Zeid: Israel keeps Gaza residents ‘caged in a toxic slum’

UN Zeid: Israel keeps Gaza residents 'caged in a toxic slum'

 The U.N. human rights chief Friday slammed Israel’s deadly reaction to protests along the Gaza border as “wholly disproportionate”, backing calls for an international investigation.

Addressing a special session of the U.N. Human Rights Council on the violence which has claimed 116 Gazan lives in six weeks, Zeid Raad al-Hussein warned that “killing resulting from the unlawful use of force by an occupying power may also constitute willful killings, a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention”

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