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‘UN rights resolution biased’

Iran has dismissed a recent UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human rights in the country as biased and politically motivated. The remark was made by Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman in reaction to the resolution and a related report by UN secretary general Antonio Guterres. Saeed Khatibzadeh said such resolutions do not seek to promote human rights, but are based on political and unfair intentions. He noted that Iran has given documented answers to the UN chief’s report, but Tehran’s arguments were largely ignored. Khatibzadeh said Guterres’ report is rooted in allegations made by anti-Iran terrorist groups, and Tehran has given detailed answers to those allegations. He added that Iran is committed to promoting human rights and is ready to cooperate with human rights mechanisms of the UN.

Palestinian killed by settler

The Palestinian health ministry says a young Palestinian man has been stabbed to death by an Israeli settler in an attack in the occupied West Bank. According to the ministry, the 28-year-old Palestinian man, identified as Ali Hassan Harb, was stabbed directly in the heart by an Israeli settler. Witnesses say Harb was working on his land near a settlement when a group of settlers attacked him. Witnesses say security guards from the Israeli settlement then started shooting at Palestinians who were trying to reach the scene. The regime says it’s unclear who stabbed the man. Hamas resistance movement slammed the killing, saying it was an extension of the dirty war waged by Israeli settlers against Palestinians. The movement said the incident is a direct result of Israel’s policy to permit settlers to practice organized terrorism.

US police failure

US officials admit that police response to a school shooting in the state of Texas was QUOTE an abject failure. This came about a month after the deadly shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers. McCraw was testifying before a Texas State Senate hearing on the response to the mass shooting at the school in the city of Uvalde. He said the onsite commander made terrible decisions and officers at the scene lacked sufficient training, costing valuable time that may have saved lives. The probe results came as students' parents and relatives are expressing deep anger over the police response. They have called on the police officer who led the response operation to resign. The officer claims he never considered himself the incident commander of the scene and did not order police to hold back on breaching the building. According to Uvalde mayor, the district attorney has asked the city not to release records related to the probe into the shooting.

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