Wednesday, November 26, 2008

UN General Assembly chief calls for Israel's destruction

This Saturday, November 29, will mark the 61st anniversary of the adoption of a UN resolution calling for the partition of the portion of the British mandate that is west of the Jordan River into a Jewish and a 'Palestinian' state. The Jews accepted the resolution; the Arabs rejected it. As a result, the State of Israel was born nearly six months later and was immediately attacked by five Arab armies.

The day is mourned by the United Nations each year as a day of solidarity with the 'Palestinian people.' This year, the festivities are starting early. On Monday, the chairman of the UN General Assembly, Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann of Nicaragua, called Israel an 'apartheid state' and called on UN member nations to destroy it the way the apartheid state of South Africa was destroyed 20 years ago (Hat Tip: Red Tulips).

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Damien said...

Carl in Jerusalem,

personally, I'm beginning to wonder if the UN is doing any real good at all.

Krishna109 said...

I think its definitely doing harm...
Btw, its really ironic that people keep on accusing Israel of being an "Apartheid state" (Check out the first video-- and also the links about Egypt...)