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UN Adopts 9 Resolutions on Israel, 0 on Syria

One resolution condemned Israel for holding on to the Golan Heights, demanding Israel hand the land and its people to Syria.

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The UN General Assembly on Tuesday adopted nine resolutions on Palestinian rights and the Golan, sharply criticizing Israel, yet making no mention of Sunday’s massacre of Palestinians by Syrian warplanes firing missiles into a mosque in a Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus. Nor did the texts mention the tens of thousands of Palestinians who continue to flee the camp, UN Watch reported.

By the end of this week, the current 2012 UNGA session will have adopted 22 country-specific resolutions on Israel – and only four on the rest of the world combined — one each for Syria, Iran, North Korea and Burma, noted UN Watch.

Tuesday’s resolutions criticized Israel for “the continuing systematic violation of the human rights of the Palestinian people,” and focused on “the extremely difficult socioeconomic conditions being faced by the Palestine refugees in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem.”

One resolution condemned Israel for holding on to the Golan Heights, demanding Israel hand the land and its people to Syria.

“It’s astonishing,” said Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch. “At a time when the Syrian regime is massacring its own people, how can the UN call for more people to be subject to Assad’s rule? The timing of today’s text is morally galling and logically absurd.”

“What is also outrageous is that these resolutions claim to care about Palestinians, yet the UN proves itself completely oblivious to the actual suffering on the ground, happening right now: Palestinians slaughtered, maimed and expelled by Assad’s forces.”

“Today’s farce at the General Assembly underscores a simple fact: the UN’s automatic majority has no interest in truly helping Palestinians, nor in protecting anyone’s human rights; the goal of these ritual, one-sided condemnations remains the scapegoating of Israel,” said Neuer.

“The UN’s disproportionate assault against the Jewish state undermines the credibility of what is supposed to be an impartial and respected international body, and exposes the sores of politicisation and selectivity that eat away at its founding mission, eroding the UN Charter promise of equal treatment to all nations large and small,” Neuer added.

“With more than 40,000 killed in Syria, and millions of Syrian refugees suffering now in the cold of winter, it ought to shock the conscience of mankind that the UN will devoting more than 80 percent of this session’s resolutions to Israel, and just one, on Thursday, to Syria.”

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2 Responses to “UN Adopts 9 Resolutions on Israel, 0 on Syria”

  1. Ethan Perks says:

    The UN hasn't mattered for a long time. Millions can die and they wring their hands and do nothing. But let the Jews build some homes, they scream bloody murder. And heaven forbid when the shoot back. Where are the UN sanctions to protect the Kurds, Tibetans, Karens, Assyrians and Copts. Oh, that's right! It's only those Jews condemned. To hell with the UN!

  2. Ethan Perks says:

    The UN hasn't mattered for a long time. Millions can die and they wring their hands and do nothing. But let the Jews build some homes, they scream bloody murder. And heaven forbid when the shoot back. Where are the UN sanctions to protect the Kurds, Tibetans, Karens, Assyrians and Copts. Oh, that's right! It's only those Jews condemned. To hell with the UN!

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