UNESCO today voted in favor of a resolution which describes Israel as an “occupying power” and denies its sovereignty over occupied Jerusalem.
Twenty-two countries voted in favor of the resolution which was submitted to UNESCO’s Executive Board by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan.
UNESCO passes resolution calling Israel ‘occupying power’ in Jerusalemhttps://t.co/zqoNoJekTh
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The text which was voted on included the following phrase:
“All legislative and administrative measures and actions taken by Israel, the occupying power, which have altered or purport to alter the character and status of the Holy City of Jerusalem, and in particular the …read more
Source: Tne Palestine Chronicle