UN Adopts Eight Resolutions Condemning Israel, Refuses to Condemn Hamas for Terror Attacks

The United Nations (UN) has adopted eight resolutions condemning Israel for its military response to the Hamas terrorist group’s October attacks against the Jewish state.

However, the unelected bureaucratic globalist organization is still refusing to condemn Hamas for its brutal October 7 terror attacks against Israel.

UN watchdog has criticized the organization for passing multiple resolutions this week condemning Israel for various alleged human rights violations.

However, the UN is making no condemnation of Hamas or other groups or nations, despite a global rise in anti-Semitism.

Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch, said in a press release that the UN’s position is “lopsided.”

Neuer also accused the UN of trying to “demonize the Jewish state.”

“The U.N.’s assault on Israel with a torrent of one-sided resolutions, just one month after the largest massacre of Jews since the Holocaust, and on the 85th anniversary of Kristallnacht, is surreal,” Neuer said.

“The only purpose of these eight lopsided condemnations is to demonize the Jewish state.

“The world should not be deceived that these annual resolutions advance the cause of peace or human rights in any way.”

The UN’s Second Committee, which focuses on Economic and Financial issues, announced the passage of three such resolutions.

The resolutions include one demanding that Israel cease the “exploitation, damage, cause of loss or depletion and endangerment” in the Golan Heights region of Syria.

Syria drafted and co-sponsored the resolutions, which passed with a vote of 151 in favor to six against.

Only Canada, Israel, the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, and the United States opposed the measure.

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11 members abstained from voting.

“These are Arab lands,” the representative of Syria said after the vote.

“They will return to their original legitimate owners sooner or later.”

An Amnesty International report for 2022/23 on human rights abuses and violations around the world noted that “economic and social conditions deteriorated” in Syria even as active hostilities have decreased, with parties committing “gross” human rights abuses “with impunity,” including “war crimes.”

Neuer called the Syrian-backed resolution “obscene,” adding that it is “astonishing” that the UN would support a call for “more people to be handed over” to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, which has killed “half a million of its own people.”

“The text is morally galling and logically absurd,” Neuer said in a strong rebuke of the UN.

He continued by noting that Assad’s forces have killed “more than 3,000 Palestinians” in its conflicts.

“Today’s farce at the General Assembly underscores a simple fact: the UN’s automatic majority has no interest in truly helping Palestinians, nor in protecting anyone’s human rights; the goal of these ritual, one-sided condemnations is to scapegoat Israel,” said Neuer.

Anne Bayefsky, director of the Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust at Touro University, accused the UN of advancing Hamas’ interests by targeting Israel with these resolutions.

Instead, the UN is shifting the blame for the current conflict onto Israel, Bayefsky said.

Bayefsky accused these resolutions of advancing “blood libel,” which refers to false accusations of Jews inciting violence to justify antisemitic responses.

“The statements across the board from the UN’s highest officers and so-called ‘human rights’ experts have specific characteristics,” Bayefsky alleged.

“They issue slanderous, unverified blood libels; they blame Israel for the genocide against Jews; they exhibit an obscene moral equivalence between a terrorist organization and a democratic state seeking to defend itself; and, most significantly, they deny the Jewish state the UN Charter right of self-defense.”

“The degree of disconnect between the UN and human decency is perhaps best exemplified by the repeated call for ‘both sides’ or ‘all parties’ to adhere to International law, when one party – Hamas – exists to violate international law, and the other side is doing everything possible to adhere to international law despite all the obstacles placed in their way by Palestinian terrorists themselves,” she added.

READ MORE: CNN Reporter Took Part in Hamas Terror Attacks, Had Prior Knowledge of Assault on Israel

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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