Christmas in San Ignacio at 2nd Cayo North’s Christmas Arts and Crafts Fest
December 6, 2023
Belize City youth Jeremy Kendale Westby reported missing
December 6, 2023

International News: United Nations pleads for immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2023. 2:39 pm CST.

By Zoila Palma Gonzalez: Today, U.N. Human Rights chief Volker Turk again pled for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

According to the Associated French Press, Turk said that Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are living in “utter, deepening horror”.

Turk said there was a high risk of atrocity crimes being committed in such “catastrophic” humanitarian circumstances.”

“Civilians in Gaza continue to be relentlessly bombarded by Israel and collectively punished — suffering death, siege, destruction and deprivation of the most essential human needs such as food, water, lifesaving medical supplies and other essentials on a massive scale,” Turk expressed.

“Palestinians in Gaza are living in utter, deepening horror,” Turk added.

Since Hamas’ unprecedented attack on Israel on October 7 and Israel’s declaration of war, thousands of people have been displaced.

Turk says that Gazans are pushed into “ever-diminishing and extremely overcrowded places in southern Gaza, in unsanitary and unhealthy conditions”.

“The catastrophic situation we see unfolding in the Gaza Strip was entirely foreseeable and preventable.

“In these circumstances, there is a heightened risk of atrocity crimes,” the United Nations high commissioner for human rights said.

“As an immediate step, I call for an urgent cessation of hostilities and the release of all hostages,” he said, adding: “you need to come back to your senses,” he urged.


Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtіng@brеаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-601-0315.


© 2023, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.


  • Galen University
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • larry waight
  • Belmopan Aggregates
  • cahal pech village resort
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa
  • Belmopan Aggregates