MembersPalestinian ’emirates’ – the solution to the failure of UNRWA?

With renewed talk of a future role for UNRWA, it’s important to remember why this tainted organization must go, and to look at creative alternatives.

By Rachel Avraham | | Topics: Gaza, United Nations
Activists protest against United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) outside their offices in Jerusalem, April 9, 2024. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90
Activists protest against United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) outside their offices in Jerusalem, April 9, 2024. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

For years many in Israel viewed UNRWA to be a counter-productive organization, as it sought to perpetuate the Palestinian refugee crisis rather than resolve it.  The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is known to educate Palestinian pupils studying in its schools to seek a “right of return” to Israel-proper, rather than building up lives for themselves in their present communities, which given that they are the grandchildren of the original Palestinian refugees helps to extend the problem rather than bring it to a conclusion.

Indeed, the Palestinian refugee community is the only one that passes on refugee status from generation to generation, and this is due to UNRWA policy.   But in recent times, even more damming evidence against UNRWA has been unearthed, as Israeli intelligence found evidence that at least 12 UNRWA employees participated in the October 7th massacre, including six that took part in the invasion, two that held hostages, and others that transported ammunition.

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One response to “Palestinian ’emirates’ – the solution to the failure of UNRWA?”

  1. Johanel Rosenbaum says:

    There can not be any future for UNRWA. It is, had been and will be a terroristic organization. UNRWA has backed the preparing to war by Hamas and will ever do.
    Both have to been destroyed. Totally and down to its roots. And also all of UN-Organzations that stand behind both of them.

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