Israel: UNIFIL Is Hiding Information about Hizbullah from Security Council

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The United Nations is once again giving Muslims a free pass to intimidate, coerce, and break the rules of law. Via Israel: UNIFIL Is Hiding Information about Hizbullah from Security Council: UNIFIL is intentionally concealing information about Hizbullah activities south of the Litani River in Lebanon to avoid conflict with the group, senior sources in Jerusalem have said. In the last six months there have been at least four cases in which UNIFIL soldiers identified armed Hizbullah operatives, but did nothing and did not submit full reports on the incidents to the UN Security Council. A new report by UN

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A reminder for those who don’t remember

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Israel evicted nearly 10,000 Jews from their homes in Gaza, yet all Israel received in return was – and continues to be – a steady barrage of rocket fire from Muslim and Hamas-occupied territory. Gilad Shalit, who was abducted by the Muslim terrorist organization in June 2006 begins today his 22nd month in captivity. Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Danny Gillerman, summed up the situation by telling the Security Council on March 25th that the apparent lull in Hamas rocket attacks is only superficial, because the bombs keep ticking, while Hamas is using this time to smuggle in and produce

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Rothman-Kirk Resolution Passes: House Calls on UN to Charge Iranian President with Violating the Genocide Convention and UN Charter

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Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Steve Rothman’s (D-NJ) resolution urging the United Nations (UN) Security Council to charge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Genocide Convention and the UN Charter. To join the UN, Iran agreed to abide by both accords, but Ahmadinejad has violated both by publicly calling for Israel to be “wiped off the map.” Rothman’s bipartisan Resolution (H.Con.Res.21), which he introduced with Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL), passed by a vote of 411 to 2. “When the leader of an armed nation such as Iran calls for the destruction of a fellow member

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House Action on Charging Ahmadinejad with Genocide Postponed

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From House Action on Charging Ahmadinejad with Genocide Postponed: H.Con.Res.21, cosponsored by 103 members of the House of Representatives, which calls on the UN Security Council to charge Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Genocide Convention, was not voted upon after the Chair announced on June 18 that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. The House Foreign Affairs Committee agreed on May 23 to have this legislation considered by the full House of Representatives. Why has progress towards the ethical silencing of a murderous madman been postponed?

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Security Council Refuses to Condemn Iran

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It’s very clear which side of morality the UN sleeps with. From Security Council Refuses to Condemn Iran: The UN Security Council refused to approve a statement Friday that would condemn remarks about Israel’s impending destruction attributed to Iran’s hard-line president because of objections from Indonesia, council diplomats said. France’s UN Ambassador Jean-Marc de La Sabliere, who called for condemnation of the remarks attributed to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, said: “At stake is…a real question of principle. When the president of a country talks about the destruction of another country, a member of the United Nations, this is a serious issue.”

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UN Security Council Backs Tribunal for Lebanon

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Finally the UN gets to focus on real war criminals instead of its scapegoating Israel. From UN Security Council Backs Tribunal for Lebanon: The UN Security Council voted Wednesday to create an international criminal tribunal to prosecute the masterminds of the February 2005 bombing that killed former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri and 22 others. The resolution, which will take effect June 10, was approved 10 to 0. China, Indonesia, Qatar, Russia and South Africa abstained. The court will also have jurisdiction over at least 14 other political attacks against anti-Syrian journalists, scholars and politicians since October 2004.

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