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 Educators Persist in Inciting Fellow Palestinians to Violence Against Israelis on Social Media

In spite of UN assurances to the contrary, Jew hatred and incitement to violence continue to grace the social media threads of teachers employed by the international body, pro-Israel blogger Elder of Ziyon reported...

How ​to ​​facilitate a flow of donations​ for the people who dwell in UNRWA...

Not a day goes by when you do not see yet another news story about the genuine suffering of the descendants of Arab refugees who continue to wallow in the misery of the ​UNRWA...

Downplaying Why Canada Stopped Funding UNRWA in 2010

“POLITICIANS TRADE BARBS IN HOUSE OVER UNRWA FUNDING” (1) , downplays why the Canadian government stopped funding UNRWA in 2010. It was not because of the “agency’s widely reported ties to Hamas”, which “Canada...

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...

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,...

A Hard Look at an Agency in Trouble

UNRWA, founded as a humanitarian agency over half a century ago, has subordinated its role as a service provider to a political agenda. The only UN agency dedicated exclusively to one group of refugees, it operates...

Inside UNRWA: Special Investigative Report

UNRWA, founded as a humanitarian agency, has subordinated its role as a service provider to a political agenda: It is the only UN agency dedicated exclusively to one group of refugees and establishes its own unique and...

UNRWA media advisor pushes anti-Israel fauxtography (UPDATE)

UNRWA media advisor Adnan Abu Hasna has a high-profile job in Gaza. Here he is with then-EU foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton: And with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon:   Here is what the Facebook page of...

NEW DIPLOMATIC INITIATIVE: Time For An UNRWA Reform Initiative: Solve the Palestinian Refugee Dilemma...

A mantra is repeated almost every day in Middle East parlance: The need for a policy initiative that would extract the Middle East from a simmering status quo which can only lead to a...