Wednesday, May 03, 2017

UNESCO resolution passed

THE VOTE WAS 22 TO 10: Unesco passes resolution criticising Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem. The move drew further condemnation from Israelis, but was celebrated among Palestinians (Tareq Haddad, International Business Times). You can pretty much guess who voted which way.

I have linked to the full text of the draft resolution here. Follow the links there for further background on this and other recent UNESCO resolutions involving Jerusalem and the Temple Mount.