Skip to comments.UN Conspires to Oust Jewish Group from PA Vote
Posted on 11/29/2012 3:43:30 PM PST by Eleutheria5
In yet another example of the United Nations bias against Israel, the international bodys Division for Palestinian Rights (DPR) sent a letter to its pass office yesterday asking that it withdraw passes issued to a prominent Jewish organization, while it pack[ed] the Assembly with so-called Palestine supporters, Breitbart.com reported.
Upon receiving the request, UN security officials revoked the passes, which had already been printed and handed to 23 pro-Israel Jewish young adults, who were part of an educational program associated with the Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni community.
The Jewish group had requested passes for November 29, 2012 to attend separate events: the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in the morning and the General Assembly debate on The Question of Palestine which commences at 3 p.m. in the afternoon, according to Breitbart.
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is beseeching the UN to grant the PA Observer status, thus enabling it to achieve de facto status as a sovereign state and effectively circumvent final status negotiations with Israel.
The aforementioned Solidarity Day refers to the annual event that takes place on the anniversary of the General Assembly vote of November 29, 1947 to partition Palestine into a Jewish and an Arab state.
The 1947 UN resolution was immediately rejected by all Arab countries, who then waged war against the newly established State of Israel in an effort to wipe it off the map and obliterate any reality of Jewish statehood. The resolution was joyfully welcomed by the majority Jewish establishment.
While Solidarity Day is widely advertised on the UN website, with the words NGOs are invited to attend, the DPR, through a flurry of phone calls and emails
conducted an intense campaign of exclusion and disenfranchisement against the Jewish group, Breitbart reported. .....
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