Monday, December 11, 2017

UNRWA Association with Hamas: An Overview.

A strong case can be made for the fact that the UNRWA policy regarding “right of return” has fomented radicalism in the population it assists. Additional material on the ways in which UNRWA promotes “right of...

The Case for Reforming UNRWA

UNRWA – the UN Relief and Works Agency – appears to be adopting a new face and new policies. These changes can be seen as part of a bold PR campaign to insure, first,...

The Palestine Papers and the Right of Return

Earlier this year Al Jazeera released nearly 1,700 files of Palestinian Authority documents memorializing a decade of Israeli/Palestinian peace talks. Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East has carefully reviewed these documents which have become...

Official Policy Statements of UNRWA officials, 2010: A Thorough Examination.

The propensity for senior staff of UNRWA – which according to its mandate is a purely humanitarian and service-driven organization – to make inappropriate, inciteful and highly politicized statements has been documented by the Center...

The Palestinian Refugees on the Day After “Independence”

On September 2, 2010, Israel and the PLO relaunched negotiations for a political settlement to resolve their conflict, with America providing sponsorship, pressure, and go-between services, and with Egypt and Jordan providing political backing. Among...

THE INCITEMENT REPORT VOL. I, ISSUE V: Incitement by UNRWA

This report addresses the misrepresentation and incitement that is routinely found in the words of official representatives of UNRWA. That incitement focuses on a handful of major themes, which are repeated again and again in order to...

Script: For the Sake of Nakba

The so-called “right of return” for Palestinian Arab refugees and their descendents is not a new idea. Yet this claim — that the refugees have the right to return to villages they left in 1948...

THE INCITEMENT REPORT VOL. I, ISSUE IV: Incitement by UNRWA

This report addresses the misrepresentation and incitement that is routinely found in the words of official representatives of UNRWA. That incitement focuses on a handful of major themes, which are repeated again and again in order to...

UNRWA:Its Role in Gaza

In December 2008, after seven years of Hamas and other terrorist groups launching rockets and mortar shells from Gaza at civilians in the south of Israel, Hamas announced that a six-month temporary ceasefire—during which...

UNRWA in Gaza and Terrorist Organizations A Cooperative Relationship

The UNRWA teachers’ union in the Gaza Strip has close to 7,000 members, the civil service sector has about 2,000 and the general UNRWA workers number about 1,500. Elections are held once every three years to...