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UNHRC set to debate West Bank settlement report

Council to discuss multiple resolutions filed against Israel after report concludes Israel could be culpable for building beyond the pre-1967 lines before the ICC; UN likely to call on Israel to halt all settlement activity. The United Nations Human Rights Council will on Monday debate a report by its fact-finding mission on West Bank settlements, which concluded that Israel could be culpable for building over the pre-1967 lines before the International Criminal Court, if the Palestinians become party to the Rome Statute. The report was first published in January, but the debate on the document takes place during the council’s 22nd session from February 25 to March 22. Related: UNHRC: Israel could be sent to ICC for settlements Analysis: Settlements still all in Netanyahu's hands On the same day, the council will also debate two other reports and six resolutions on Israeli actions in areas over the pre-1967 lines: east Jerusalem, the Golan Heights and the West Bank. It incl