Tuesday, June 19, 2018

01/05 Links Pt2: Mohammad Zoabi Breaks His Silence; The Miseducation of Chris Gunness

From Ian: Mohammad Zoabi Breaks His Silence Mohammad Zoabi has posted his first message since being forced to leave Israel due to threats against his life for supporting Israel and the Jewish people. Hello everybody. First of all...

UNRWA’s “Peace Starts Here” campaign silently dies

In 2010, to some fanfare, UNRWA launched a campaign called "Peace Starts Here." Its flagship video, only viewed some 11,000 times in four years, uses the word "peace" a lot but never really defines what...

The Miseducation of Chris Gunness

Much has been said about the controversial work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East, aka UNRWA. Once established for providing a relief for Arab refugees...

Amazing that UNRWA can say this with a straight face

The most recent report of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA to the UN, covering 2013, includes this head-scratcher of a line: "The situation also affected the 1.9 million registered Palestine refugees in the State of Palestine." So...

Brazil’s admission to the Advisory Commission of UNRWA

The United Nations General Assembly has decided, by Resolution 69/86, to admit Brazil as a member of the Advisory Commission of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near...

One for the Gunness Book of Records: The myth of an UNRWA policy of...

“We Are Returning Returning, returning, we are returning Borders shall not exist, nor citadels and fortresses Cry out, O those who have left: We are returning Returning to the homes, to the valleys, to the mountains Under the flag of...

UNRWA Expands Refugee Status To Pets, Furniture

Jerusalem, December 19 – The United Nations agency tasked with caring for the descendants of Arab refugees from the 1948 war over Israel’s creation has broadened its unique definition of “refugee” to include the...

Legislators who Fund UNRWA Confronted with Reality of… UNRWA Education for War

11 December 2014   To: Ms. Imogen Atkinson Office of David Burrowes MP, Member of Parliament for Enfield Southgate From: David Bedein, Director, Israel Resource News Agency & Center for Near East Policy Research Thank you for your kind...

“Perpetuating Statelessness” – UNRWA its activities and funding

Eve Swabe, Tony Etherton, Tanya Warburg and Helene Briskman of the B’nai B’rith London Bureau of International Affairs recently attended an event at Portcullis House, organised by the Henry Jackson Society in conjunction with...

WOW! LOOK AT THE UN TRY TO WHITEWASH CHRIS GUNNESS’ TWEETS!

As I mentioned last week, UNRWA’s Chris Gunness had a Twitter meltdown over a reasoned, thoughtful op-ed piece by Bassam Eid in the Jerusalem Post, going on full attack mode by trying to smer...