The U.N. Commission on Human Rights scheduled a special session to discuss Israel’s assassination of Sheik Ahmed Yassin. The Geneva-based commission, which meets for six weeks each spring, voted Tuesday to hold the session Wednesday. Jewish groups were crafting a written statement in response to the meeting.
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