The Malaysian prime minister condemned Israel for what he called its "systematic dehumanisation" of Palestinians, saying the situation risked becoming a "catastrophe". Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Najib Razak stressed that there was a need to "permanently address the injustice" suffered by Palestinians since 1948.
"Decades of impunity and the systematic dehumanisation of Palestinians has culminated in increasing violence, increasing illegal settlements, and increasing violations of rights," said Razak.
"If the world continues to turn a blind eye to their sufferings, we risk another catastrophe in the occupied Palestinian territory," he said.
"We will also fail to uphold the right to self-determination, which was at the very basis of the United Nations when it was created 70 years ago."Read More »