Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Fisking an UNRWA hack on Twitter in real time

n 2012, Jennifer Rubin reported in WaPo: Early last year set up a D.C. “liaison” office. With whom is it liaisoning? Mostly Congress, it turns out. U.S. law forbids the United Nations from lobbying...

Palestinian human rights activist implores Malala: No money to Hamas, UNRWA

Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid is asking Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai to keep her promise to share her award money with the children of the Gaza Strip but to prevent the...

‘Fix UNRWA’ elicits boycott call

A LIVELY Opinion published in last week’s Intermountain Jewish News has garnered calls for boycott from a top advocate for Palestinian refugees. The op-ed by Bassem Eid, “As a proud Palestinian, I say: Palestinians must...

Rising above personal attacks, the time has come to examine UNRWA policy

United Nations Relief and Works Agency spokesman Chris Gunness launched personal attacks this week against a Palestinian critic of UNRWA who wrote an op-ed for The Jerusalem Post, followed by a vitriolic attack against...
UNRWA Headquarters in Gaza. Photo: United Nations

Senior UNRWA Official Again Distorts Palestinian Fatality Figures from Gaza War

Despite mounting evidence that up to 50 percent of the fatalities recorded during the July-August 2014 war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza may have been terrorists, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency...

Palestinian Human Rights Activist: Boycott of Israel “Big Hoax”

Blogger “Elder of Ziyon” published a translated interview with Palestinian human rights activist Bassam Eid yesterday. The interview with Eid was originally conducted in Hebrew by Ishai Friedman and was published on his blog. One...

US calls on UNRWA to ‘uphold neutrality’ after call to boycott ‘Post’

The State Department is calling on personnel at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to “uphold its stated policy of neutrality,” after its spokesman, Chris Gunness,...

Palestinian Rights Activist Exposes U.N. Duplicity At Relief and Works Agency

The scam perpetrated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency ever since 1949 has finally been exposed. Defining itself as “a relief and human development agency,” its jurisdiction extends only to Palestinian refugees...

Lies, Damned Lies and UNRWA Pledging Conferences

Will the United Nations ever face up to the awkward reality that it is subsidizing terrorists in Gaza? Or is that too touchy a topic because it might interfere with UN demands for more...

Palestinian Human Rights Activist Calls for Major Overhaul of UNRWA (INTERVIEW)

Bassam Eid, a prominent Palestinian human rights activist, has issued an urgent plea for a serious overhaul of UNRWA, the UN agency tasked with caring for the Palestinian refugees of the 1948 war in...