UN chief stands by UNRWA

T, Belman. There is only one reason for the continuation of UNRWA and that is to put pressure on Israel to capitulate. Is has gone on for nearly 70 years. Time to resettle all the refugees rather than holding them in concentration camps and indoctrinating the students to kill Israelis.

UN Secretary-General dismisses Netanyahu’s call to shut down UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.

Elad Benari, INN

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday dismissed calls by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to shut down UNRWA, the UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.

Netanyahu’s call came after terror tunnels were discovered underneath one of UNRWA’s schools in Gaza.

Guterres “is concerned about recent public criticism of UNRWA and the integrity of its operations,” spokesman Farhan Haq said, according to AFP.

“He wishes to express his support for UNRWA and his admiration for the role it plays in delivering essential services and protecting the rights of millions of Palestine refugees across the Middle East.”

Guterres also “calls on all member states to continue their support to the agency in order for UNRWA to be in a position to fulfill impartially and efficiently its essential role,” Haq added.

Netanyahu called for UNRWA to be dismantled on Sunday, accusing it of incitement against the Jewish state.

The Prime Minister said he raised the issue during a recent visit by Washington’s UN envoy Nicky Haley, who has accused the United Nations of bias against Israel.

“I told her that the time had come for the United Nations to reconsider the continued existence of UNRWA,” Netanyahu’s office quoted him as saying.

The discovery of a terror tunnel underneath an UNRWA school is not the first time that UNRWA has been found to be involved with Hamas.

During the 2014 counterterrorism Operation Protective Edge, Hamas rockets were discovered inside an UNRWA school building.

Likewise, a booby-trapped UNRWA clinic was detonated, killing three IDF soldiers. Aside from the massive amounts of explosives hidden in the walls of the clinic, it was revealed that it stood on top of dozens of terror tunnels, showing how UNRWA is closely embedded with Hamas.

More recently, it was revealed that Suhail al-Hindi, a Gaza employee of UNRWA, had been elected to Hamas’s political bureau. UNRWA later dismissed Hindi.

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3 Comments / 3 Comments

  1. MELECH david

    Write an open letter to un Tony guteeres that during the next incursion any school, public place being used by terror groups will be targeted regardless of loss of
    civilian life. He will be held responsible and charged with crimes against humanity. This must be stated before un security and un gen assembly + any other forum including the press. Make sure he knows his card is marked.

  2. So what’s to stop the supposedly sovereign government of the supposedly sovereign and hopefully Jewish State of Israel from simply shutting down all UNRWA camps, if any of these are located on lands controlled by that government, and expelling all UNO employees from those lands?

    I get bored listening to perennial and ceaseless complaints about these matters year in and year out.

    If you are independent, act like it. Otherwise shut up about this stuff.

    Arnold Harris, Outspeaker

  3. Jack Baretti

    There is too much money and too many employees involved to expect the UN to act logically. Besides it also gives Israel a poke in the eye which is what Europe wants.

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