From Fact Finding to Ending Impunity
The Report of the UN Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict and the Experience of Commissions of Inquiry/Fact- Finding Missions in the oPt On 22 June 2015, the United Nations (UN) Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza Conflict (hereinafter 2014 Gaza CoI) publicly released its report during the 29th Session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC).
The Commission, established on 23 July 2014 by UN HRC resolution A/HRC/RES/S-21/1, required the Commission to
“…investigate all violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, particularly
in the occupied Gaza Strip, in the context of the military operations conducted since 13 June 2014, whether before, during or after, to establish the facts and circumstances of such violations and of the crimes perpetrated and to identify those responsible, to make recommendations, in particular on accountability measures, all with a view to avoiding
and ending impunity and ensuring that those responsible are held accountable”
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