It approved five anti-Israel resolutions, including one called “Ensuring accountability and justice for all violations of international law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including east Jerusalem.”
- A resolution withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines
- Israel to halt settlement activity
- Condemned Israel for human rights abuses against the Palestinians
- Issues regarding Israel be debated under Agenda Item 4, which is set aside for the UNHRC to examine human rights abuses in all UN member states.
By a 27 to 4 vote, with 15 abstentions, the UNHRC called upon “all states to promote compliance under international law” with regard to Israeli actions. more …
Opinion: This is the same UN that counts Cuba, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia and Yemen as a members of the human rights council.
On March 24, 2017 the UNHRC adopted a similar set of Anti-Israel Resolutions treating Israel worse than North Korea, Iran, and Syria:
- A vote on “Human rights in the occupied Syrian Golan”
- A resolution called “Ensuring accountability and justice for all violations of International law in the Occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem”
- 43 members voted for a resolution called “Right of the Palestinian people to self-determination,”
- The resolution “Human Rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem
- A resolution condemning Israel had 36 in favor, 2 against and 9 abstentions
Notice the oft-used word occupied. The word is used for territories captured by Israel during the Six-Day War of 1967, which include the Golan Heights, Sinai Peninsula, Gaza strip, West Bank (Judea and Samaria).
Prior to 1967, Egypt, Syria, and Jordan were planning a massive assault on the Jewish state. A tiny poorly equipped Jewish army pre-empted the attack, having taken a lesson from the Persian army’s attempt to kill all the Jews in Persia (Book of Esther). In that war (400 BC), the Jewish people surprised the Persian army against overwhelming odds and defeated them.
NO NATION HAS EVER GIVEN BACK LAND TAKEN IN A DEFENSIVE WAR.
The United Nations Human Rights Council, founded in 2006, has everyone’s rights at heart with the exception of Jewish rights.