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UN spurns Palestinian children


Hemaya Center for Human Rights |June 8, 2015

Gaza, Occupied Palestine – Ban Ki-moon’s decision not to include Israel on the list of violators of children’s rights twists the knife in the heart of every Palestinian parent, making it very clear that in the eyes of the United Nations, Palestinian children’s lives don’t count.

When a military with the most sophisticated and accurate weaponry on the planet can kill more than 500 children in cold blood with complete impunity, as Israel’s absence from the list shows, it reveals more than just the complete disregard for Palestinian lives that has become so commonplace in the halls of power. It also makes it abundantly clear that the UN, the single most important international organisation charged with protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, is failing spectacularly.

Children are the lifeblood of the future. How can any world citizen look at the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Palestinian child death toll from the 2014 Israeli aggression, and this decision, and not be appalled?

At best it reflects the paucity of  responsible leadership evident in the UN under Ban Ki-moon’s secretaryship, which has seen public faith in the international organisation reach an all-time low.

At worst it underlines the gross politicisation of an organisation purporting to uphold the rights of ALL humans – and failing.
The only way Ban Ki-moon’s decision – if not his entire leadership in relation to the Palestinian issue – can be called a success is if the intention is to ‘grow’ a generation of increasingly angry cynics with no respect for the abject hypocrisy emanating from Geneva and New York.

Hemaya expresses its utmost disappointment in the attitude to Palestinian children that the decision represents, and calls on human rights bodies and concerned citizens everywhere to roundly reject it by supporting and valuing those Palestinian children who survived, and who continue to suffer under illegal occupation, repression and siege.

June 8, 2015 - Posted by | Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism, War Crimes | , , , ,


  1. They don’t count because they are muslim. Can you not understand?


    Comment by farismee | June 8, 2015 | Reply

  2. The man is a stooge


    Comment by Steven Hines | June 8, 2015 | Reply

  3. The UN is a farce and should have been disbanded years ago. Worldwide crooks and whores.


    Comment by doodaa | June 8, 2015 | Reply

  4. absolutely right by doodaa. these international killers and murderers need disbanding!


    Comment by abubaqar | June 9, 2015 | Reply

  5. It’s all about the demographic problem, see. Kill a child, and you eliminate a potential source of more grunting subhuman goyim.


    Comment by traducteur | June 9, 2015 | Reply

  6. it’s all about the money. The USA and their puppets threaten to withhold the money and the UN as many others, fold like a coward. Ban Ki Moon has been a failure ever since Israel bombed the UN buildings in each of their attempts at genocide of the Palestine people. Shortly after each bombing, you can see Ban Ki Moon, shaking hands and grinning like a hyena with Netanyahu. The bottom line is the almighty dollar. Lives just don’t matter.


    Comment by Fayze Mil | June 9, 2015 | Reply

    • Goyish lives, anyway.


      Comment by traducteur | June 10, 2016 | Reply

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