Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Security Council undermines justice and UN Charter

Hasan Abu Nimah and Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada, 24 December 2008

"The United Nations Security Council passed its first resolution on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict in almost five years, on 16 December. But far from marking a break with the Council's abdication of responsibility for the fate of the Palestinian people, United States- and Russian-sponsored resolution 1850 is the final nail in the coffin for even the pretense that international law and institutions will play any serious role in ending 60 years of dispossession and occupation, and bringing about a just peace. Hasan Abu Nimah and Ali Abunimah comment...."

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