The new Islamic funders of UNRWA

Until very recently, the main funders of UNRWA were the member states of the UN. Now, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), a  bank with nefarious connections is listed as one of the funders of UNRWA...

How can UNRWA, with $1.2 billion allocated  from 68 donor nations,  be on the...

UNRWA receives $1.2 billion in allocations from 68 nations along with NGO's. Here are the allocation stats to UNRWA: https://www.unrwa.org/sites/default/files/donor_ranking_with_un_agencies_overall.pdf UNRWA claims financial disaster? https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20170913-unrwa-will-have-no-money-by-the-end-of-this-month-official-says/ How can this be? Is this because UNRWA needs  to adopt a system of transparency...

Canada won’t rule out changing UNRWA funding, in wake of Trump’s cut

U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to cut funding to a United Nations agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees has generated mixed responses in Canada. For its part, Ottawa has not ruled out changing its...

Ending UNRWA and Advancing Peace

Since the end of the Second World War, millions of refugees have left refugee camps, and refugee status, and moved to countries that accepted them–quickly or slowly–as citizens. Post-World War II Europe was an...

“On the other hand, ” knife attacks “all have a context” – Chris Gunness...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnKblL8AZyA UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness justifies knife Palestinian stabbing of Jews: "They all have a context." http://www.misleddit.com/p/3smz46/

When It Comes to UNRWA, Are the UN’s Holocaust Memorial Pledges Meaningless?

January 28, 2019, marked the beginning of Holocaust Remembrance week at the United Nations. Speakers at the UN Holocaust Memorial Ceremony — “Holocaust Remembrance: Demand and Defend Your Human Rights” — all agreed that...

Israel, Jews and Peace in the New PA Textbooks Used in UNRWA Schools Today...

Introduction This paper is the final update of two former studies. The first one, titled "UNRWA's Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict", was issued in September 2017. It reviewed UNRWA's role in perpetuating...

Canada urged to monitor funds sent to UNRWA

Investigative journalist David Bedein has been following the monetary machinations of the United Nations Relief and Works Administration (UNRWA) since the late 1980s and one thing that has remained constant over that time is...

The UNRWA uprising. Stage one

"​To understand what is behind the current ​marches and riots in Gaza, “for the Right of Return by force of arms,” look no further than UNRWA operations in Gaza," says David Bedein, Director of the Israel Resource News...
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...