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UN Official: Criticism of Israel ‘a bit much’

General Assembly approves anti-Israel bill 160-6; translator wonders whether obsession with Israel isn't 'a bit much'.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in Israel, July 23, 2014

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in Israel, July 23, 2014
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The video below is from 2013. It was mistakenly put up now. But demand to watch it is high, so we’re putting it back up.

Yet another United Nations official has been caught admitting that that world body’s obsession with Israel is “a bit much.” 

In the context of yet another anti-Israel General Assembly resolution (why, no, you ask! The ongoing slaughter in Syria wasn’t on the agenda today!), a translator in the assembly plenum said “I think when you have… like a total of ten resolutions on Israel and Palestine, there’s gotta be something, c’est un peu trop, non? [It’s a bit much, no?] I mean I know… There’s other really bad s*** happening, but no one says anything about the other stuff.”

Have a listen. It’s well worth hearing the anonymous spokeswoman apologise at the end. And, for those people keeping score, the vote passed 160-6 (with five abstentions).
which passed, with 160 ayes, 6 nays and 5 abstentions)

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82 Responses to “UN Official: Criticism of Israel ‘a bit much’”

  1. Vonnie Gross says:

    A voice of reason for s change.

  2. The translator is RIGHT! Criticism of Israel is a bit much when you have ISIS beheading 50 soldiers is Syria. 50 soldier’s of Syria’s 417 Division were beheaded and their heads put on poles.IS militants claimed the toll was as high as 75. – See more at: http://pamelageller.com/2014/07/graphic-video-islamic-state-beheads-50-puts-heads-poles.html/#sthash.aV0Q4OvB.dpuf

  3. The translator is RIGHT! Criticism of Israel is a bit much when you have ISIS beheading 50 soldiers is Syria. 50 soldier’s of Syria’s 417 Division were beheaded and their heads put on poles.IS militants claimed the toll was as high as 75. – See more at: http://pamelageller.com/2014/07/graphic-video-islamic-state-beheads-50-puts-heads-poles.html/#sthash.aV0Q4OvB.dpuf

  4. The translator is RIGHT! Criticism of Israel is a bit much when you have ISIS beheading 50 soldiers is Syria. 50 soldier’s of Syria’s 417 Division were beheaded and their heads put on poles.IS militants claimed the toll was as high as 75. – See more at: http://pamelageller.com/2014/07/graphic-video-islamic-state-beheads-50-puts-heads-poles.html/#sthash.aV0Q4OvB.dpuf

  5. As I keep saying ….**** the UN it is a defunct organisation no use to man nor beast.

  6. As I keep saying ….**** the UN it is a defunct organisation no use to man nor beast.

  7. As I keep saying ….**** the UN it is a defunct organisation no use to man nor beast.

  8. I have to also add….I strongly believe anyone that PRAYS for Jerusalem, Israel, IDF Soldiers & Leaders WILL BE BLESSED BY G-D ALMIGHTY! I do not and will not speak bad of Israel or G-D’s PEOPLE! I LOVE MY G-D!

  9. I have to also add….I strongly believe anyone that PRAYS for Jerusalem, Israel, IDF Soldiers & Leaders WILL BE BLESSED BY G-D ALMIGHTY! I do not and will not speak bad of Israel or G-D’s PEOPLE! I LOVE MY G-D!

  10. I have to also add….I strongly believe anyone that PRAYS for Jerusalem, Israel, IDF Soldiers & Leaders WILL BE BLESSED BY G-D ALMIGHTY! I do not and will not speak bad of Israel or G-D’s PEOPLE! I LOVE MY G-D!

  11. Not sure what you read or if you can read. Because it certainly wasn’t the bible. In 300bc you were killing Christians too. Look at every country Israeli protest by Hamas violent. Ignorance leaves room only for violence

  12. Not sure what you read or if you can read. Because it certainly wasn’t the bible. In 300bc you were killing Christians too. Look at every country Israeli protest by Hamas violent. Ignorance leaves room only for violence

  13. Not sure what you read or if you can read. Because it certainly wasn’t the bible. In 300bc you were killing Christians too. Look at every country Israeli protest by Hamas violent. Ignorance leaves room only for violence

  14. sruli says:

    Guys, this is from 2013.

  15. We stand with Israel. Always and Forever!

  16. We stand with Israel. Always and Forever!

  17. We stand with Israel. Always and Forever!

  18. David Cohen says:

    The link is broken.

  19. David Cohen says:

    The link is broken.

  20. David Cohen says:

    The link is broken.

  21. me gusta la traductora, empiezan a oirse voces anónimas que dan opiniones auténticas

  22. me gusta la traductora, empiezan a oirse voces anónimas que dan opiniones auténticas

  23. me gusta la traductora, empiezan a oirse voces anónimas que dan opiniones auténticas

  24. This page is no longer available on FB….

  25. You are full of **** Naseer – the people sitting in their homes or at work during the last 9 years of rocket attacks were not standing in front of anybody. Hamas and the Muslims that think like them want the end of Israel and the Jewish people. You have been telling your lies for so long you believe them now.

  26. You are full of **** Naseer – the people sitting in their homes or at work during the last 9 years of rocket attacks were not standing in front of anybody. Hamas and the Muslims that think like them want the end of Israel and the Jewish people. You have been telling your lies for so long you believe them now.

  27. You are full of **** Naseer – the people sitting in their homes or at work during the last 9 years of rocket attacks were not standing in front of anybody. Hamas and the Muslims that think like them want the end of Israel and the Jewish people. You have been telling your lies for so long you believe them now.

  28. Marcel Murad says:

    What do you expect from the u.n.? It is an organization that is rotten to the core

  29. Marcel Murad says:

    What do you expect from the u.n.? It is an organization that is rotten to the core

  30. Marcel Murad says:

    What do you expect from the u.n.? It is an organization that is rotten to the core

  31. Too late. Facebook removed the link to read this. Typical.

  32. Too late. Facebook removed the link to read this. Typical.

  33. Too late. Facebook removed the link to read this. Typical.

  34. Silent Pro-Israeli rally: Every Sunday afternoon on the State House steps of every state in America to show Israel America cares! Just bring an American or Israeli flag (these can be purchased online) and silently show your support for our greatest ally and friend. Pass it on…

  35. Silent Pro-Israeli rally: Every Sunday afternoon on the State House steps of every state in America to show Israel America cares! Just bring an American or Israeli flag (these can be purchased online) and silently show your support for our greatest ally and friend. Pass it on…

  36. Silent Pro-Israeli rally: Every Sunday afternoon on the State House steps of every state in America to show Israel America cares! Just bring an American or Israeli flag (these can be purchased online) and silently show your support for our greatest ally and friend. Pass it on…

  37. Not able to hear her

  38. The content had been removed/not available

  39. Sue Yates says:

    I Totally Agree JANET NOBLE STEWART!!!

  40. Why am I surprised that it was removed I thought this was a free country. I guess it’s only free if you agree with the UN

  41. GOD will make a way when there seems to be no way.

  42. Totally agreed with Ms.Janet Noble Stewart, we should just obey Jesus, he told all believers to pray for the PEACE OF JERUSALEM.

  43. Esther Soliz says:

    Why are we no longer able to pull the article or video up? It says that it can not be found…

  44. Wanted to read but appears article not here

  45. Marcy Pollak says:

    You think???????? a BIT much?????? Disgusting!!!!!!!!

  46. Linda Garnes says:

    I clicked on to see and it said Page not Found, then Page no longer available??? Was the video removed by officials or someone, or a glitch here? I’m seeing similar stuff about, like someone covering up things?

  47. Dan Summer says:

    Wow the truth hurts

  48. I TRIED TO WATCH THIS, BUT ALL I SAW WAS: THE POST OR PAGE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

  49. The UN people are not our friend nor are they Israel’s friend.

  50. Facebook is playing with your posts…will not allow us to see anything!!!!

  51. Facebook is playing with your posts…will not allow us to see anything!!!!

  52. Mark Zeitlin says:

    Page unavailable. Where are we and at what time of history are we living? Also, the exterior of the Israeli Bank of 5th Avenue was vandalized and nothing was mentioned on any of the local NY news channels. I tell ya, we grow up in hopes of knowing that things just cannot be like how we felt when studying such atrocities in mans history.

  53. Hmm. Article could not be found. ??

  54. Hmm. Article could not be found. ??

  55. Wow, someone at the UN who actually tells the truth!!

  56. Wow, someone at the UN who actually tells the truth!!

  57. Wow, someone at the UN who actually tells the truth!!

  58. Someone at the UN with compassion and a brain,YES!

  59. Someone at the UN with compassion and a brain,YES!

  60. Someone at the UN with compassion and a brain,YES!

  61. Same thing still ‘ 404 Not Found’

  62. Same thing still ‘ 404 Not Found’

  63. Same thing still ‘ 404 Not Found’

  64. Wade Young says:

    JANET YOU ARE SO RIGHT

  65. ISRAEL , GOD IS WITH YOU .

  66. ISRAEL , GOD IS WITH YOU .

  67. Marie Parker says:

    Page not found ? UN pressure ?

  68. Marie Parker says:

    It is a bit too much. Many in this world choose to be deceived and believe the lies. Our prayers are with Israel.

  69. Edinson Mota says:

    God bless israel

  70. Edinson Mota says:

    God bless israel

  71. Clo Clo says:

    Poat “no longer found”

  72. Clo Clo says:

    Poat “no longer found”

  73. Clo Clo says:

    Poat “no longer found”

  74. Kim Sloan says:

    UN Nazi group!!!

  75. Lisa Cohen says:

    I LOVE ISRAEL!!!!!!!

  76. Old clip lets get recent news & clis ffs

  77. The video was an old one from 2013. It’s been taken down (though its still interesting).

  78. This bunch of little dictators in chief have a lot of gall to complain about a country defending itself. The UN should be dissolved and all the little bigots sent home.

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