Israel

Israel — the price of appeasement

The withdrawal last week of a UN agency report accusing Israel of being an apartheid state will not change the stark findings and harsh conclusions reached by two distinguished researchers. The report, entitled “Israeli Practices Toward the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid,” was solicited by the UN’s Economic […]

More blatant disregard for rights

Mar 21,2017 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL The US delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Council boycotted this body’s deliberations in Geneva on Monday because on its agenda were discussions about Israel and Palestine. The US boycott was decided before the council opened up the deliberations on the Israeli practices, […]

Israel — price of appeasement

Mar 21,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Osama Al Sharif The withdrawal last week of a UN agency report accusing Israel of being an apartheid state will not change the stark findings and harsh conclusions that two distinguished researchers had reached. The report, titled “Israeli practices towards the Palestinian people and the […]

Israel’s response to UN agency’s ‘apartheid’ finding is a distraction from the real issues

Israel likened the report to a Nazi propaganda publication, rather than focusing on the reasons why its actions are being criticised Rashmee Roshan Lall In response to being called an “apartheid regime” by a UN regional commission, Israel compared the report to Nazi propaganda tabloid Der Sturmer, and foreign ministry spokesman […]