That UN resolution was the first of many to come - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 21.11.05 | 17:17 (IST)

    UN GA resolutions serve a valuable function - in theory only. In practical matters, a democratic vote among openly racist dictatorships can never reach a fair and just resolution. This inherent flaw in the very structure of the UN was demonstrated by the anti-zionist resolution of 1975. The resolution may have been erased, but the flawed structure remains. As long as the UN gives equal weighting to the opinions of racist dictatorship governments as they do to democratic governments, the UN GA resolutions will never have any credability. The ongoing anti-Israel resolutions only illustrate the UN's inability to fix their structural problems.

    from the article: A still-stained UN
    First published 00:00 21.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 21.11.05
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