Why the UN could be of help if they changed their tune - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Proud Israeli
    • 02.10.09 | 11:09 (IST)

    If the UN human rights commission(s) would put serious effort into looking into the human rights violations by the Palestinians, it would only be for the greater good for everyone in the region. Had the UN human rights commission had condemned the Shalit kidnapping in the strongest terms, he may have been released much earlier. If the UN human rights commission had continuously blasted Hammas for their years of firing missiles into Israel after we left Gaza, and sanctioned THEM, conditioning contunued UN funding of Gaza only upon Hammas's cessation of hostilities against Israel, then perhaps there would not have been a war between Gaza and Israel last winter. Instead they keep their silence against Palestinian wrongdoing, pass constant resolutions against Israel, and give terrorist entities the belief that they have a free-hand from the UN to do what they do best- perpetuate terror. What a shame the UN cannot change their tune. years after our withdrawal from Gaza,

    from the article: Gilad Shalit in video: I've been longing for my freedom for a long time
    First published 00:00 02.10.09 | Last updated 00:00 03.10.09
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