Look at the list of criminal despot nations that condemn Israel and ask yourself why any civilised nation should participate in this Islamic-controlled talking shop?
Britain, the US and Australia should stop funding the UN.
The U.N. General Assembly elected Qatar, Congo and Pakistan to its top human rights body, joining existing members such as Saudi Arabia, China, Cuba and Venezuela.
Countries that practice Sharia laws have been chosen to be human rights watchdogs.
Even a country like Iran has been given a seat in the UN Human Rights Council.
Why is the U.N. defining Judaism as a war crime?
37th Session of the U.N. Human Rights Council
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The UN Human Rights Council wrapped up it main session of the year by condemning Israel in five resolutions and seven reports. Click here for more.
Addressing the Council, UN rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein announced that his office is moving ahead on producing a blacklist of companies doing business over the Green Line, despite strong opposition by U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley. For UN Watch’s new ‘Myths and Facts on the UN’s Anti-Israel Blacklist’, click here.
Arab dictatorships and their allies lined up to demand the release of the anti-Israel database, and to excoriate the Jewish state.
Jordan: “The Arab Group urges the High Commissioner to publish the names of these corporations.”
Egypt: “We urge the High Commissioner to publish the list of these enterprises.”
Pakistan: “Publish the names of the 216 companies profiting from the illegal construction and growth of settlements.”
Human Rights Watch: “We encourage the High Commissioner to publish the names of the companies before the end of his tenure, and urge the Council to ensure his Office has the resources. Settlements are unlawful under International Humanitarian Law, and the transfer of the occupying power’s civilian population to the occupied territory is a war crime.”
South Africa: “There is no difference between what’s happening to the people of Palestine and what was done under apartheid in South Africa.”
North Korea: “Israel recently committed the high-handed and brazen act of openly declaring Jerusalem as the capital of Israel without hesitation.”
PLO: “Israel continues to murder, to pursue ethnic cleansing, to grab natural resources and land, to erect barriers and walls. It’s been cutting down trees, demolishing houses, and desecrating religious sites.”
“Mr. President, if you add up this session’s country reports and resolutions, there are zero on China, zero on Saudi Arabia, and zero on most other countries; 2 on North Korea; 3 on Iran — and then 12 on Israel.
At a a time when much of the Middle East is sinking from Syrian genocide, ISIS sexual enslavement of Yazidi girls, and deadly civil wars in Iraq, Yemen, Libya, and Sinai, by what logic or morality does this Council devote so much of its time to singling out the region’s only democracy?
Why is the United Nations obsessed with scapegoating the world’s only Jewish state?
Now, many spoke here to endorse one these anti-Israel reports — the one calling for a blacklist of companies doing business with Jews who live east of the 1949 Armistice Line.
Under this report — sponsored by racist dictatorships, egged on by organizations like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch — the act of a Jew living in the ancient Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem is defined as a war crime.
Mr. President, next week, Jewish families worldwide will gather around a dinner table to recount the Exodus from Egypt to the Promised Land. They will conclude, as they have for millennia, by saying “Next Year in Jerusalem.”
Since ancient times, Jews speak of Jerusalem in their daily prayers, when they say grace after meals, and when they marry.
I ask: ‘Why is the United Nations defining the practice Judaism as a war crime?”