Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet still refuses to set up an investigation into war crimes allegations made in the Goldstone report, but some Israelis say his government should change course.
Israel's refusal to investigate allegations of war crimes in Gaza is increasingly putting it at odds with the international community – including allies such as the US.
Worried that Israeli soldiers and politicians could face charges of war crimes in the Gaza war, some say Israel should preempt international action with its own inquiry.
Israeli-Palestinian animosity on display over war-crime findings of Gaza report. Human Rights Council is next stop.
US says Security Council is wrong venue for taking up Gaza report suggestions of Israeli war crimes.
UN Security Council will hear Qaddafi's demand that it take action on the Gaza report, which alleges Israeli crimes during last winter's war.
The Palestinian Authority's decision to postpone a vote on the Goldstone report last week is the last straw for many, sparking protests in the West Bank and Gaza.
The US reportedly convinced the Palestinian Authority to withdraw its backing in order to advance the peace process. Israel had said the Goldstone report would severely damage peace talks.
Israel has agreed to release 20 female Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a video of Cpl. Gilad Shalit, who is being held in Gaza.
The UN report, which accuses Israel of committing war crimes, "makes a mockery of history," said Israeli President Shimon Peres.