Report: Israel criticized China following US pressure

Israel supported a statement criticizing China at the UN Human Rights Council after being pressured to do so by the Biden administration, US and Israeli officials told Axios’ Barak Ravid on Tuesday.

This is a significant policy change from Israel’s newly inaugurated government. Under former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel refrained from voicing any criticism about human rights violations in China — pushing for closer ties with Beijing and resisting pressure from the Trump administration to limit Chinese investments in Israel.

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