The UN Human Rights Council’s condemnation of Israel while ignoring real atrocities is “a profound absurdity,” UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson stated.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson condemned the United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) criticism of Israel over its bombing of Hezbollah positions in the Golan Heights.
The Guardian reported Tuesday that Johnson told British Members of Parliament it was “absolutely preposterous” that there should be a motion condemning Israel’s policy in the Golan Heights, when “in that region of Syria we have seen the most appalling barbarity by the Assad regime.”
He called it a “profound absurdity.”
The UK mission to the UN in Geneva recently put the UN “on notice” for its anti-Israel bias, saying that if things do not change, “in the future we will adopt a policy of voting against all resolutions concerning Israel’s conduct.”
“Israel is a population of eight million in a world of seven billion. Yet since its foundation, the human rights council has adopted 135 country-specific resolutions; 68 of which [have been] against Israel. Justice is blind and impartial. This selective focus on Israel is neither. Israel is the only country permanently on the human rights council’s agenda,” the UK mission said in a statement.
Johnson also said he opposed state boycotts of goods produced in Judea and Samaria and the Golan Heights, saying the choice should be left to consumers.
By: United with Israel Staff
Send Passover Food Packages to Israeli Soldiers
We are honored to thank the young men and women of the IDF who risk their lives to protect the citizens of Israel. Join us in sending Passover food packages (and personal notes) to Israeli soldiers and their families.
Bring Passover joy and blessing to the heroes of Israel who defend our freedom every day!
Many soldiers spend the Passover holiday with needy families back home. The soldiers greatly appreciate your love and concern.
Source: United with Israel