UN chief silent on Israel's absence from List of Shame

Ban refuses to explain why country was left out of list of violators in report on children in conflict zones.

    The UN chief has refused to answer questions about his own report on children in conflict zones.

    Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, refused to answer questions on Wednesday about why Israel was left out of a list of violators in a report on children in conflict zones.

    More than 500 children died during Israel's military operations in the Gaza Strip last year.

    Al Jazeera's Diplomatic Editor James Bays reports from the UN headquarters in New York.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem

    We explore how Salah Ed-Din unified the Muslim states and recaptured the holy city of Jerusalem from the crusaders.