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IDF Calls Out UN for Lying About Gaza Civilian Casualties ___ UNRWA blamed for civilian deaths
freebeacon ^ | July 24, 2014 6:01 pm | BY: Adam Kredo

Posted on 07/25/2014 5:27:48 AM PDT by dennisw

However, in an unusual move late Thursday, multiple IDF sources rejected UNRWA’s claims and characterized them as outright falsehoods when reached by the Washington Free Beacon.

“For two days we were trying to move people out of that school in particular and the Beit Hanoun area in general,” said an IDF official who was involved in the interactions between the IDF, UNRWA, and International Red Cross (ICRC) leading up to the incident.

The official continued: “This morning we sought a cease-fire in the area and a humanitarian evacuation of civilians, but Hamas refused—because they wanted to keep civilians in the area to protect their fighters who were firing on the IDF,” the source said. The claim by Gunness and UNRWA that the IDF did not respond to their request to evacuate civilians, the source said, is “a flat-out complete and total lie.”

Israel is calling out a United Nations aid agency for falsely claiming that the Israeli Defense Forces did not permit civilians to evacuate a Gaza school where 15 people were killed today.

The U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) laid blame for the civilian deaths on the IDF, claiming it never received approval from the IDF for an evacuation from the facility.

UNRWA—which has been under fire in recent days for allowing Hamas to use its facilities to store rockets—released a statement claiming: “UNRWA had been attempting to negotiate with the [IDF] a pause in the fighting during which they would guarantee a safe corridor to relocate staff and any displaced persons who chose to evacuate to a more secure location. Approval for that never came to UNRWA.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gaza; israelgroundop; unlies; unrwa

1 posted on 07/25/2014 5:27:48 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: dennisw

Huge discussion last night with Megan on this subject. Hamas and liberal medias are as good as dems about LYING and SPINNING. There have been weapons(rockets) found at these institutions that are claiming to be non-partisan.

2 posted on 07/25/2014 5:32:03 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: dennisw

UNaccountable bureaucrats (socialists) lie? Go figure.

DEFUND/DISMANTLE socialist collectives, foreign and domestic.

3 posted on 07/25/2014 5:32:07 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: dennisw

Obama/UN, anyone who believes a thing coming out of either of the above is too dumb beyond words.

4 posted on 07/25/2014 5:36:59 AM PDT by dforest
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To: dennisw
Once again I'm shocked I tell you, shocked.
5 posted on 07/25/2014 5:37:11 AM PDT by McGruff (Hell we can't even secure our border never mind Ukraine's.)
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To: dennisw
How the U.S. Aids Hamas Through the Palestinian Authority

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US sends $50M to Gaza

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VERY IMPORTANT.. Obama’s Brother Funds Hamas (Proof Below)

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U.S. Selling $11B in Weaponry to Gulf State That Supports Hamas, Syrian Jihadists

Why would Hamas negotiate with John Kerry after getting $47 million from him?

Ninth Lesson From the Gaza War: Hamas Will Use Humanitarian Aid for Evil

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Obama to the rescue – of Hamas

6 posted on 07/25/2014 5:41:48 AM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: McGruff

Yesterday around noon (NY time) a CNN reporter said that he went to the school that Israel allegedly shelled.
he said after examining the damage it looked more like a Hamas rocket misfired than an Israeli shell.

7 posted on 07/25/2014 7:43:56 AM PDT by ozdragon
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