UN Commission Pushes Legal and Propaganda Offensive Against Israel

(Fox News) George Russell - The UN's Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA), which just published a report that finds Israel guilty of "apartheid," is comprised entirely of Arab states. An additional report commissioned by ESCWA, still in the works, is attempting to create an "innovative" and "scientific" methodology for estimating the cost of Israel's 50-year control of the territories, with the aim of demanding billions in reparations for Palestinians. Moreover, an ESCWA background paper describes plans for an elaborate propaganda campaign, making use of UN institutions and a variety of diplomatic and media channels, to create a new, sympathetic "brand" for Palestinians as victims. ESCWA is a $70 million body ostensibly concerned with social and economic coordination and development in the Middle East. Some 22% of its budget is paid for by the U.S.

2017-03-20 00:00:00

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