Published: Tuesday November 20, 2012 MYT 3:29:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday November 20, 2012 MYT 3:31:03 PM
Dewan Rakyat unanimously adopts motion to condemn Israel
By YUEN MEI KENG
KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat has unanimously adopted the emergency motion to condemn Israel's attacks on Palestinians in Gaza.
Earlier, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz tabled the motion on behalf of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak who is currently attending the Asean Summit in Cambodia.
Among others, the motion called the attacks on the Palestinian territory of Gaza an act which violates international law, human rights law, international humanitarian law, Charter of the United Nations and a war crime in breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention 1949 relating to the protection civilians.