Tag Archive for UNICEF

UK doesn’t just fund Palestinians killing Jews, also paid 3000 UN pedophiles

UN staff are responsible for OVER 60,000 cases of sexual exploitation. “There are tens of thousands of aid workers around the world with pedophile tendencies, but if you wear a UNICEF T-shirt, nobody will ask what you’re up to,” admitted Andrew MacLeod, a UN official.

By JULIANE HELMHOLD

 

UN staff have carried out thousands of rapes and other sexual violations against women and children over the last decade, according to a former senior United Nations official.

UNICEF: A pedophiles ‘dream job’ – gateway to unlimited victims.

“There are tens of thousands of aid workers around the world with pedophile tendencies, but if you wear a UNICEF T-shirt nobody will ask what you’re up to,” Andrew MacLeod, the former chief of operations at the UN’s Emergency Co-ordination Center, said in an interview with British tabloid The Sun on Monday, adding that an estimated 60,000 cases of sexual exploitation had been committed over the last decade by 3,300 pedophiles working in the organization. Continue Reading »

Report: UNICEF finances anti-Israel organizations

The watchdog group, NGO Monitor, calls for UNICEF to sever all ties with BDS groups after it transferred $1 million donated by Canada to Palestinian ‘educational’ groups that back BDS boycotts of Israel.
• The non-Governmental organization urges increased oversight on donated funds to Palestinian groups.

By Israel Hayom Staff

 

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund is actively supporting anti-Israel boycotts, NGO Monitor watchdog group president Gerald Steinberg contends.

Steinberg recently revealed to members of the Canadian Parliament how money donated by their government for educational programs was being misused by organizations to which UNICEF had transferred the money and which promote the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. Continue Reading »

Palestinians now exploit UNICEF in its political battles against Israel and the IDF

The nonprofit watchdog group NGO Monitor just revealed that “UNICEF Palestine” has joined other UN NGOs, such as UNESCO, UNRWA in its political war on Israel, by targeting the IDF to be added to a U.N. blacklist of organizations that violate children’s rights, e.g. Islamic State (ISIS), al-Qaida, Boko Haram and the Taliban.

By Liora Cohen

 

Anti-Israel activity at the United Nations is mainly associated with UNRWA and UNESCO.

UNRWA, the aid agency for Palestinian refugees, has a reputation for inciting to violence and perpetuating the Palestinians’ refugee status, while UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural agency, consistently denies any Jewish links to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Golan Druze leader laughs at UN claim of ‘hardship of occupation’

 

“I don’t understand what they’re talking about, it’s laughable,” the mayor of Majdal Shams said. Druze in the Golan “don’t serve in the IDF, and so far are only receiving from the state. Why don’t they condemn the horrors in Syria, where dozens of children are killed daily? (Israel’s) Golan residents have a good life.”

By JTA

 

A leader of the Druze population of the Golan Heights disputed the assertion of a United Nations committee that accused Israel of imposing economic and social hardships on his community.

Golan Heights, Druze village square in Majdal Shams – Photo: Avihu Shapira

Dulan abu-Saleh, the mayor of Majdal Shams, the largest Druze town in the Golan, told Makor Rishon that the U.N. Continue Reading »

Copenhagen’s bus agency removes anti-Israel settlements ad

Danish propaganda campaign scrubbed for being ‘unnecessarily offensive’ by local authorities after public transport agency flooded with complaints from residents.

By The Associated Press

 

Copenhagen’s public transport agency on Thursday ordered the immediate removal of posters opposing Israeli settlements on the capital’s city buses after getting “a considerable amount of complaints.”

“Our conscience is clear! We do not buy products from Israeli settlements or invest in settlement industry.” – Facebook

 

Movia, owned by eastern Denmark local authorities, said the campaign by the Danish Palestinian Friendship Association was “unnecessarily offensive.”

The campaign that started Monday was calling for labels on goods produced in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Robbie Williams arrives in Israel for concert ignoring efforts by Waters to boycott

Williams, one of the top selling artists of all time, lands with family & dog ahead of his Saturday night concert in Tel Aviv to tour Israel, visit Jerusalem.

By Ari Yashar

 

In yet another failure of the BDS movement calling to boycott Israel, the international pop superstar Robbie Williams landed in Israel on Thursday at 6 p.m. ahead of a concert in Tel Aviv on Saturday night.

Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams – Thinkstock

The 41-year-old British musician, who is one of the best selling artists of all time, touched down at Ben-Gurion International Airport in his private Boeing jet, according to Yedioth Aharonoth.

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Roger Waters presses Robbie Williams to cancel his Israel concert

Pink Floyd front-man and BDS advocate Roger Waters, urges fellow British rocker to nix his scheduled appearance in Tel Aviv in support of ‘Palestinian children’s rights’.

By JPOST.COM STAFF

 

Outspoken Israel critic Roger Waters has called on fellow English entertainer Robbie Williams to nix his upcoming Tel Aviv performance in line with the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

British rock star Roger Waters of Pink Floyd walks along the controversial Israeli barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem June 21, 2006. – Photo: REUTERS

Williams, who rose to fame in the 1990s as an international pop sensation, is scheduled to hold his first concert in Israel at Tel Aviv’s Park Hayarkon as part of his “Let Me Entertain You” world tour. Continue Reading »

UNICEF Displays ‘bias’ as it Ignores Israeli Children’s Suffering in Conflict

It appears that Israeli children are less equal than others at UNICEF Palestinian press conference, which totally ignores effects of Gaza’s incessant rockets on Israel’s children.

By Mark Langfan, New York

 

UNICEF Gaza Field Office chief, Pernille Ironside, held a press conference at the United Nations offices in New York City several days ago, “on the impact on children from the conflict in Gaza.”

Unlike UNRWA – which is charged solely with attending to Palestinian “refugees” – UNICEF  is the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund and is charged with assisting children over the world.

Asked how she, and the entire UN Gaza staff, remained neutral in the face of Gaza children’s and civilian hardships, Ironside stated that, “There have been attempts to instrumentalize the UN in Gaza in this conflict.”

“…There have been attempts [by Israel] to try to facilitate military operations against the [Palestinian] civilian population by facilitating the clearance of certain neighborhoods.  Continue Reading »

EU funds €10m. UNICEF Gaza desalination project

 

Water plant will provide 6,000 cubic meters of fresh drinking water to approximately 75,000 Gazans daily, in the southern Strip.

 

 

The European Union and UNICEF laid the cornerstone on Friday for the construction of a €10 million desalination plant in Gaza.

Water from the Mediterranean Sea rushes through pipes en route to being filtered for use across Israel in a process called desalination, which could soon account for 80 percent of the country's potable water. (Ben Sales/JTA)

Water from the Mediterranean Sea rushes through pipes en route to being filtered for use across Israel in a process called desalination, which could soon account for 80 percent of the country’s potable water. – Photo: Ben Sales/JTA

The plant, to be implemented by UNICEF with funding from the EU, would provide 6,000 cu.m. of drinking water per day to approximately 75,000 Palestinians in Khan Yunis and Rafah in southern Gaza, according to the two organizations. Continue Reading »

UN: Israel tortures Palestinian children & uses them as shields

UNICEF accuses IDF of torturing Palestinian children in custody, using  them as informants & human shields.

By Reuters

 

A United Nations human rights body accused Israeli forces on Thursday of mistreating Palestinian children, including by torturing those in custody and using others as human shields.

Palestinian boy in Hebron – Photo: AFP

Palestinian children in the Gaza and the West Bank, captured by Israel in the 1967 war, are routinely denied registration of their birth and access to health care, decent schools and clean water, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child said.

“Palestinian children arrested by (Israeli) military and police are systematically subject to degrading treatment, and often to acts of torture, are interrogated in Hebrew, a language they did not understand, and sign confessions in Hebrew in order to be released,” it said in a report. Continue Reading »

UNICEF reports that Israel mistreats Palestinian children in custody

UNICEF (The United Nations Children Fund)  estimated that about 700 Palestinian children aged 12-17, most boys, are arrested, interrogated and then detained by the Israeli Police, IDF and/or security agents in the West Bank each year.

By Reuters

 

Palestinian children detained by the Israel Defense Forces are subject to widespread, systematic ill-treatment that violates international law, a UNICEF report said on Wednesday.

Palestinian protest UN - AP - 22.9.2011

Palestinians school children participating in a demonstration in support of the Palestinian bid for statehood recognition in the UN in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sept. 22, 2011. – Photo by AP

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) estimated that 700 Palestinian children aged 12-17, most of them boys, are arrested, interrogated and detained by the Israeli military, police and security agents every year in the West Bank. Continue Reading »

Gaza Nazi-Style Youth Movement Prepares Palestinians for Jihad

by Khaled Abu Toameh

 

Thousands of Palestinian schoolchildren have been receiving military training in the Gaza Strip to prepare them for jihad against Israel.

Emulating the Nazis

According to Mohamed Siam, a senior official with the Hamas-run ministry, some 9,000 high school children have already joined 36 camps throughout the Gaza Strip and are being taught how to use various types of weapons and handle explosives. Continue Reading »

Israeli UNICEF Chairwoman resigns amid facebook controversy

Judy Shalom Nir Mozes resigns after facebook campaign launched against her over comments she made on facebook during Israel’s Operation Pillar of Defense.

The initiator of the recently launched campaign against Judy Shalom Nir Mozes as Chairwoman of the Israeli branch of UNICEF, Ari Remez told the Jerusalem Post on Monday that “she was using the international position for her owns personal means.”

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Shalom Nir Mozes decided to step down of her position at the UN’s organization for children’s rights last week.

She had been nominated to represent UNICEF in Israel two months ago and joined a sparkling list of celebrities who have been ambassadors of the organization in the past years including David Beckham, Sarah Jessica Parker, Shakira, Queen Rania of Jordan and even Kate and William of the British royal family.

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UNICEF uses Israel-made water purification tablets in Syria

Israel Chemicals given special authorization to sell water purification tables to UN to rehabilitate Syria’s water sources

By Avital Lahav

Israel Chemicals (ICL) was given a special authorization Sunday to have one of its European subsidiaries sell water purification tablets to UNICEF with the knowledge that they will be used in the agency’s relief mission in Syria.

Syria In ruins. – Photo: Reuters

UNICEF is overseeing a project meant to rehabilitate Syria’s water sources, which have suffered significant damage during the 18-months revolt against President Bashar Assad.

The deal will be carried out by ICL’s Ireland-based subsidiary, Medentech. The company needed government approval for the deal since it involved the delivery of Israeli products to an enemy state. Continue Reading »

Palestinians may boycott UNICEF over Israel ties

Contractors Union denounce UN Children’s Fund for taking Israeli offers in bid for construction work in Gaza

The Palestinians are threatening to boycott the United Nations Children’s Fund after the agency decided to accept offers from Israeli firms to bid for construction work in the Gaza Strip.
UNICEF logo

UNICEF logo - Photo: REUTERS

 

The Palestinian Contractors Union denounced UNICEF and warned Palestinians against cooperating with Israeli firms.

The head of the union, Osama Kahil, said he received complaints from Palestinian contractors who told him that Israeli firms had asked for their cooperation in carrying out construction work in the Gaza Strip, offering them half of the revenues.

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