Both Israel and Hamas committed war crimes in the early stages of the Gaza war, a UN inquiry found on June 12, saying that Israel’s actions also constituted crimes against humanity because of the immense civilian losses, Report informs referring to Reuters.

The findings were from two parallel reports, one focusing on the October 7 Hamas attacks and another on Israel’s military response, published by the UN.

Commission of Inquiry (COI), which has an unusually broad mandate to collect evidence and identify perpetrators of international crimes committed in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

Israel does not cooperate with the commission, which it says has an anti-Israel bias. The COI says Israel obstructs its work and prevented investigators from accessing both Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.