UN was much more biased in 1947, when the members were 56 (in big percentage completely subjugated by the Great Powers) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    the 1947 partition of Palestine was itself the result of a multilateral (not a bilaterally negotiated) decision made by two-thirds of the 56 states which at the time composed the UN...moreover article 1 of its charter is about maintaining international peace and security, while article 2 is about the right of peoples to self-determination. Two cornerstones that have always been valid, in 1947 as well in 2011.

    from the article: Palestinians refuse clause in UN draft barring criminal charges against Israel
    First published 13:59 27.11.12 | Last updated 13:59 27.11.12
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