The Trump administration requested in its 2020 budget proposal, released on Monday, that the United States continue not to give any taxpayer assistance to the Palestinians in Judea and Samaria and Gaza.
UNRWA is not really a humanitarian organization; it is a political organization that employs emotive humanitarian issues to further its underlying political goal: the Palestinians’ so-called “Right of Return.”
After the PA got upset with the UNRWA for its intention to make changes to its curriculum to make it more sympathetic to Israel and more historically accurate and truthful, the UNRWA is retracting its plans.
Ruth Dudley Edwards of the Belfast Telegraph wrote that fans of popular European soccer team Celtic who waved Palestinian flags during a recent home match against an Israeli team are clueless about the history of the Middle East conflict. Thank her for standing up and speaking out for Israel!
The United Nations’ bias against Israel shows the organization “has lost credibility, lost common sense, and more than anything lost its most important asset – its integrity,” former Israeli finance minister Yair Lapid said in a speech in which he also called on the world’s democracies to take a stand.
Canadian legal expert Michael Lynk, who has expressed anti-Israel views, is set to be appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to the post of special rapporteur on human rights issues affecting the Palestinians.
UN Watch called for disciplinary action against the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and its spokesperson after the latter demanded the BBC use the words “Israeli Occupation” in its news coverage of Christmas in Bethlehem.