After approving renewed aid to UNRWA, Why does the US refuse to send funds...

This week, UNRWA issued crying appeals to the world. claiming poverty, complaining that the US did not deliver the $235 Million that the US had prromised to deliver. It would seem highy unusual for the...

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UN guards prevent Israeli evidence of pro-Hitler UN teachers

United Nations guards did not allow Israel’s U.S. and UN ambassador to bring in proof to a General Assembly meeting of the anti-Israel nature of many teachers employed by UNRWA, the organization’s agency that...

Comments on the 2021 Georg Eckert Institute’s Report on Palestinian Textbooks

(This piece was first published by IMPACT-SE: https://www.impact-se.org/a-middle-east-scholars-evaluation-of-the-george-eckert-institute-report-on-palestinian-textbooks/) The Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research has recently completed a research of 174 textbooks and 16 teachers' guides for grades 1-12 published by the Palestinian...

No EU policy to pressure UNRWA to stop incitement in their schools

Following press reports that the European Union now conditions further funding of UNRWA on the eradication of incitement in the UNRWA curriculum, The Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research asked the spokesperson of...

UN Human Rights Council head shuts down testimony on anti-Semitic UNRWA teachers

The president of the UN Human Rights Council shut down Saturday the Zoom testimony of an expert group on UNRWA teachers’ anti-Semitism because she considered it an unacceptable personal attack on the educators. Hillel Neuer,...

‘Dangerous implications’ for Palestinian refugees in new US funding plan: Report

A Palestinian rights group has warned that new US conditions on funding for the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) would have "dangerous implications" for the Palestinian refugee cause. A report by the Palestine Return Centre (PRC), a London-based advocacy group for...

US officials in charge of current american UNRWA policy

Izzo Jackson, NancySenior Bureau OfficialBureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Albright, RichardActing Principal Deputy Assistant SecretaryBureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Cross, SarahDeputy Assistant SecretaryBureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Youth, Marta CostanzoDeputy...

New Movie, shot on location in Gaza – “The UNRWA child soldier”

In August, 2021, The Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research dispatched a TV crew to Gaza to cover military summer camps for UNRWA students, age 10--17: "THE UNRWA CHILD SOLDIER" German Version https://vimeo.com/589380205 Hebrew Version   https://vimeo.com/586348770   English version https://vimeo.com/589381818

US holds back on Funds for UNRWA: Opportune time to hold UNRWA accountable

UNRWA has faced a difficult week. On September 9, UNRWA donor nations gathered for a conference in Amman to launch a new school year for half a million students who learn in UNRWA schools located...