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By Jonathan Kuttab The United Nations Relief & Works Agency (UNRWA) is a hard working, respectable agency first created soon after the Nakba to meet the immediate needs of the Palestinian refugees who had been ethnically cleansed from Palestine in 1948. It had a unique mandate, separate from the UN High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR). This agency was limited to Palestinian refugees, its funding was to be raised separately from the funding of the United Nations itself, and its functions were specified to be temporary until

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UN court rules on Israel ‘genocide’ hearing

Herald Sun/27.1 2024  Justin Vallejo and Adella Beaini Its very hard to understand why the Court did not call for an immediate ceasefire but well done South Africa for being the voice of the silent majority – Mark The International Court of Justice delivered its landmark ruling on the emergency measures requested by South Africa in its genocide case against Israel over its war on the Gaza Strip. Israel vowed to fight until “total victory” against Hamas after the International Court of Justice did not call

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South Africa seeks justice for Gaza

I’m republishing this post from my friend, Dr Chandra Muzaffar – president of the International Movement for a Just World (JUST). Chandra has been a long-term advocate for Palestine and is one of the best-informed people on the subject that I have ever met. Father Dave

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