Natasha Arnpriester L’16 is currently at an emergency debate at the 21st special session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on the situation in the Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem. Both Israel and the Palestinians have accused each other of war crimes during the recent conflict. Both said that their actions during Israel’s assault on Gaza were within the rules of international law. It is a heated exchange, Arnpriester shared.
"Very strong words have been exchanged between the Palestinian and Israeli delegations," said Arnpriester of the experience attending the debate.
Arnpriester is spending the summer summer in Geneva, Switzerland working at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.