U.S. Envoy to Germany: UN Human Rights Council Is Anti-Semitic

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon and Anna Ahronheim - To apply one standard to Israel, and another to the rest of the world - as the UN Human Rights Council does - is to be anti-Semitic, U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell said Monday in Geneva. "To pass resolution after resolution against Israel while ignoring China, Russia or Cuba is a horrendous hypocrisy," Grenell said. That the UNHRC "not only singles out Israel, but it does so on a permanent basis," and that it believes "that a single country and a single people merits such attention on a permanent basis," is also anti-Semitism. Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN Dore Gold asked, "How can anybody take the UN seriously when it has shown that, when it comes to Israel, its reports have been highly politicized and seriously flawed? Is anyone protecting the human rights of Israeli farmers whose fields are regularly set ablaze by Hamas incendiary weapons?"

2019-03-19 00:00:00

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