Group of US lawmakers calls for probe of alleged Israeli rights violations

A group of nearly a dozen US lawmakers have recently requested the Obama administration investigate allegations claiming that security forces from Israel and Egypt have committed “gross violations of human rights,” according to a Politico report published Tuesday. 

According to the report, the American political news outlet on Tuesday obtained a letter signed by Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy and 10 members of the US House of Representatives that lists alleged examples of suspected human rights abuses by the two nations’ militaries.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/US-lawmakers-reportedly-call-for-probe-of-alleged-Israeli-rights-violations-449694

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