Addressing the root of the Palestinian refugee problem

Cash shortages at UNRWA distract from the wider issue: it is the lack of a diplomatic solution, not funding, that leaves Palestinian refugees vulnerable. In the end, it was the catastrophe that wasn’t. For a...

.@UNRWA school site equates religious Jews with Nazis, encourages kids to attack Jews

On August 19, in response to my findings that many UNRWA teachers were posting antisemitic and pro-terror posts on Facebook, spokesperson Chris Gunness said: Where we find credible allegations of neutrality violations among our staff,...

Sept. 20 address at AACIn Netanya: Make Your Voice Heard in the Media, with...

Demand that Donor Nations ask for Changes in Palestinian Authority books Used by UNRWA and the PA Background The following is a list of changes that UNRWA must introduce into the Palestinian Authority textbooks it uses...

UNRWA to legitimize Hamas front group today at UNHRC panel

UN Watch urged UNRWA, the relief agency for Palestinians, not to legitimize a Hamas front group known as the “Palestinian Return Center” (PRC) and to stop its Brussels-based representative Elena Mancusi-Materi from addressing a...

UNRWA deputy principal loves PFLP terrorists

UNRWA deputy principal loves PFLP terrorists ~ Information News Press Talal Abu Shawish is a Deputy Principal of an UNRWA school in Gaza. He recently praised the PFLP's military training camps for women (and children): He is...

UNRWA besieged by international efforts to end its mission, say Hamas

UNRWA besieged by international efforts to end its mission, say Hamas | Forbidden News // //

UNRWA, the State Department, and the Uses of English

Just a few days ago I wrote here about “Leopoldo Lopez, John Kerry, and the Uses of English.” My point was that the State Department’s tepid reaction to the outrageous and farcical “trial” of...

A First Victory in the War for UNRWA Reform

Working as a community organization social work professional and as a journalist who has run a research center and news agency since 1987, I have been involved in a 28 year effort to reform...
UNRWA Headquarters in Gaza. Photo: United Nations

Will Chris Gunness ever be held to account?

The UNRWA's spokesperson is assisting in Hamas's "dead baby strategy". This bias is intolerable and violates UNRWA's own policies on neutrality. When will this outrage be brought to an end? Christopher Gunness, spokesperson for the...

UNRWA Again: UN Employees Incite Hatred

I’ve written before about the United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian “refugees,” UNRWA– here, here, and here–but the subject must be revisited in light of new discoveries by the invaluable UN Watch. In a new...