Friday, March 17, 2017

Surprise!? UN Body Promotes Apartheid Libel - by Simon Plosker

Given that most of these states do not even recognize Israel, it’s hardly earth-shattering that this particular UN body would promote an anti-Israel agenda.

Simon Plosker..
Honest Reporting..
16 March '17..

A newly released UN report, “Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid,” says that “available evidence establishes beyond a reasonable doubt that Israel is guilty of policies and practices that constitute the crime of apartheid as legally defined in instruments of international law.”

This is believed to be the first time that an official UN document has used the word “apartheid” directly in order to smear Israel.

To be fair, most mainstream media, including the New York Times have reported the resulting stink that this report has caused and the fact that it has been virtually disavowed by the UN Secretary General.

To critique the contents of the 74-page report would simply lend it a credibility that it does not deserve. The apartheid libel is employed by Israel’s enemies precisely to delegitimize the country by associating it with the former racist South African regime.

Unfortunately, the mainstream media will only scrape the surface as to why this report cannot and should not be taken seriously.

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