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 will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.