U.N. ignored Israel's repeated pleas to act against Hamas rockets, then rushed to stop Israel's self-defense - UN Watch publishes 20 urgent letters sent this year by Israeli representatives to the U.N.
The UN wasn't interested in a ceasefire until after Israel was forced into firing back. Although this past week saw U.N. agencies and high officials rushing to intervene the moment Israel began to defend its civilian population from hundreds of Hamas rocket attacks, letters published by UN Watch show that the same U.N. actors repeatedly turned a blind eye while Israel pleaded for action. Russian ambaasador Vitaly Churkin, who for nearly two years now has blocked any U.N. Security Council action to stop the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad from murdering more than 30,000 of his own people, lashed out this week at "procrastination on Gaza." In reality, it has been the procrastination, indifference and inaction of Russia and its Security Council allies that gave Hamas the green light to bomb Israeli civilians, finally prompting Israel's belated response. To Read More…..