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PA daily publishes cartoon depicting Israeli soldier inside a trash can with UNESCO written on it


Cartoon published in the official PA daily

The cartoon shows an Israeli soldier cowering inside a trash can with UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) written on it.
This follows the passing of two resolutions against Israel by UNESCO in three days; one on July 4, 2017, denouncing Israel's activities in East Jerusalem – including the Old City of Jerusalem and its holy sites – and declaring Israel an occupying power in East Jerusalem, and the second on July 7, 2017, at the request of the Permanent Delegation of Palestine to the UN, inscribing the Old City of Hebron – including the Cave of the Patriarchs – on the World Heritage List and the List of World Heritage in Danger.

UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) passed a Jordanian sponsored resolution in Krakow, Poland, on July 4, 2017, denouncing Israel's activity in the Old City of Jerusalem, particularly excavations, and stating that it is "the occupying power" in East Jerusalem, including the Old City of Jerusalem.
Ten countries voted in favor - Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam, Cuba, and Zimbabwe; 3 against - Jamaica, the Philippines and Burkina Faso; and 8 abstained - Angola, Croatia, Finland, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Tanzania, and South Korea.
This resolution is one of many UNESCO resolutions that are frequently passed condemning Israel, particularly regarding Jerusalem.
Full text here: http://go.ynet.co.il/pic/news/drjeru.pdf

UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) passed a resolution in Krakow, Poland, on July 7, 2017, submitted by the Permanent Delegation of Palestine to the UN, inscribing the Old City of Hebron - which includes the Cave of the Patriarchs, where the Jewish Patriarchs and Matriarchs are buried - on the World Heritage List, acknowledging it as a Palestinian heritage site.
It also inscribed it on the List of World Heritage in Danger, stating that it "considers that the property is faced with serious threats which could have deleterious effects on its inherent characteristics and for which an immediate action by the World Heritage Committee is needed," said threats apparently coming from the Israeli military control of the area.
The resolution was passed in a secret ballot with 12 countries voting in favor, 3 against, and 6 abstaining.
This resolution is one of many UNESCO resolutions that are frequently passed condemning Israel, particularly regarding Jerusalem.
UNESCO report on the resolution: http://en.unesco.org/news/two-new-sites-inscribed-world-heritage-list
Draft of the resolution: https://www.unwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Amendment-to-41-COM-8B.1.pdf
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