UNRWA: Overview and Policy Critique

UNRWA – the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees – was founded as a humanitarian agency but has subordinated its role as a service provider to a political agenda. It is the only UN...

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...

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 loves using dead babies for Pallywood fundraising

On February 2, I reported that Chris Gunness was looking for dead babies: Can anyone put me in touch with a family in Gaza where a child died of hyperthermia? Thanks. @ChrisGunness — Chris Gunness (@ChrisGunness)...

Bankrupt UNRWA Could Close ‘Palestinian Refugee’ Schools

UNRWA, the UN body tasked with aiding "Palestinian refugees," has warned that it may have to close its schools as it goes bankrupt after years of falling into debt. Adnan Abu Hasna, UNRWA media adviser,...

Palestinian Rights Activist Exposes U.N. Duplicity At Relief and Works Agency

The scam perpetrated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency ever since 1949 has finally been exposed. Defining itself as “a relief and human development agency,” its jurisdiction extends only to Palestinian refugees...
Steve Linde, editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post Photo Credit: Facebook

Israeli Paper Responds to UNRWA’s Shocking Boycott Call

Last week Chris Gunness, a spokesperson for the United Nations Refugee and Works Agency, had a lengthy temper tantrum on twitter. The object of that tantrum, the Jerusalem Post‘s editor-in-chief, Steve Linde, responded publicly today. Linde...

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...

Lies, Damned Lies and UNRWA Pledging Conferences

Will the United Nations ever face up to the awkward reality that it is subsidizing terrorists in Gaza? Or is that too touchy a topic because it might interfere with UN demands for more...

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...