UN for Palestinian refugees The report points to 'problems of neutrality' at the agency, UNRWA

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Gaza Strip (UNRWA) “Neutral Issues” Politics But Israel has more to offer “source” Some of its members are said to be attached “Terrorist Organizations”Concludes, on Monday, April 22, a report submitted to the President of the United Nations.

UNRWA is the truth “Irrevocable and Inevitable” For the Palestinians, this underscores the independent panel chaired by former French foreign minister Catherine Colonna and assessed by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. “Neutrality” This UN

“UNRWA is critical in providing life-saving humanitarian assistance and essential social services, including health and education, to Palestinian refugees in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank.”Underlines the group in a much-anticipated report of about fifty pages. “UNRWA is seen by many as a humanitarian lifelineThe former head of French diplomacy is writing a work led by But despite this robust framework, problems with neutrality persist.”she mentions.

Also Read | The article is reserved for our subscribers Gaza: UN for Palestinian Refugees Why is Israel attacking the agency UNRWA?

12 employees charged by Israel

about this “Cases of staff expressing their political views publicly, school textbooks with problematic content originating from the host country and being used in some UNRWA schools, politicized trade unionists make threats against UNRWA management and disrupt operations.” According to the Independent Panel on Humanitarian Aid.

The agency, which has more than 30,000 employees in the region, is accused of being employed by Israel. More than 400 terrorists In Gaza. And 12 of its employees, the Israelis allege, were directly involved in the October 7 attack by Hamas on Israeli soil. The allegations led to the suspension of funding by some donor countries, some of which have been resumed.

See also  Moscow expels its diplomatic staff, Kiev urges its compatriots to leave Russia

“Based on a March 2024 list containing Palestinian identification numbers, Israel has publicly stated that a significant number of UNRWA staff members are members of terrorist organizations. However, Israel has yet to provide proof.The group warns in its report.

UNRWA was created by the UN General Assembly in 1949. “The Backbone of Humanitarian Action” In Gaza, his boss, Philippe Lazzarini, repeated his condemnation of the campaign before the Security Council last week. “insidious” Its operations should be stopped. “Abolition of UNRWA will have lasting consequences”He warned, with specific consequences“Wastening Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza and Accelerating Famine”.

Also Read | What is UNRWA, many countries have stopped their payments?

The world with AFP

Reuse this content

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *