Skip to comments.U.N. Delegates Applaud As ‘State of Palestine’ Casts First Vote
Posted on 11/19/2013 12:41:11 PM PST by Olog-hai
Delegates at the U.N. General Assembly applauded enthusiastically on Monday as the Palestinian representative to the world body for the first time cast a vote on behalf of the State of Palestine.
The vote itselffor a judge to serve on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)was a relatively minor one, but Palestinian delegate Riyad Mansour called it symbolically significant.
The modern-day State of Israel came into being as a result of a U.N. resolution in 1947, which partitioned the then-British mandated territory into a Jewish and an Arab state. The resolution was accepted by the Jewish inhabitants but rejected by the Arab world, and its passage on November 29 is marked at the U.N. each year as a politically-charged day of solidarity with the Palestinians.
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These people would applaud Hitler. Let’s be honest.
Palestine had previously (prior to 1947) been partitioned into a Jewish State and an Arab one: TransJordan and Palestine. The putatively Jewish Palestine was then partitioned again.
I am old enough to remember when the Palestinians were Jews, and the conflict was between palestinian (jews) and arabs.
The USA needs to resign from the UN and all its commie and socialist ways.
I thought TransJordan/Palestine rep was obvserver only? When did that change or how does this beast vote?
The vote itselffor a judge to serve on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)was a relatively minor one...
No such animal.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Wonder what they pay in UN dues
What’s their currency?
They have elected some of the world’s worst human rights abusers to be on the Human Rights Council.
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