Monday, July 23, 2018

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...

As I See It: The ‘humanitarian’ weapon of war

In Britain’s House of Commons a week ago, a meeting I attended heard a shocking bill of indictment against UNRWA, the UN Relief and Works Agency. UNRWA was set up in 1950, two years after...

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...