While no Palestinian state can be a UN member without recommendation of the Security Council, what is required for a state to remain a member but be removed from active representation like South Africa? I think this is an interesting question. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Obama's double standard
    • 28.05.11 | 00:41 (IDT)

    Obama needs to remember what the mission of the UN Security Council really is. Protecting the human rights of powerless citizens from oppressive governments is a part of that mission. Obama recently cited that as a basis for what he and NATO are doing in Libya. I think it's a complete sham that he supports the action in Libya but does not act to help the Palestinian refugees under Israel's military occupation.

    from the article: Top UN official: U.S. veto would block vote on Palestinian statehood
    First published 23:45 27.05.11 | Last updated 23:45 27.05.11
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