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New Canadian PM Trudeau Votes No on 16 Anti-Israel U.N. Resolutions

Canada opposed 6 resolutions yesterday that omitted Palestinian knife attacks & incitement


Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau attends his first official news conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, Tuesday Oct.20, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Syria’s ambassador Jaafari yesterday expressed “heartfelt appreciaton and gratitude” to the UN for its Golan resolution, and accused Israel of “occupation killing policies” of “expansion,” “racism,” and “aggression.”

Of the 16 No votes on anti-Israel texts so far this year, one took place on November 2nd, still under the Harper government. The rest were decided by the new Trudeau government.

Despite the opposition of Canada, the U.S., and Australia, the UN General Assembly yesterday adopted six non-binding resolutions singling out and criticizing Israel, without any of mention of the spate of Palestinian knife attacks, shooting, car-rammings, and incitement,nor were any resolutions adopted on Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, or any other human rights situation.

“Surreal barely captures the scene: the world is under assault by terrorists killing in the name of Islam and martyrdom — as Palestinians did this week while stabbing Israeli Jews — and the UN’s response is to reflexively condemn Israel in six separate resolutions, all of which are one-sided,” said Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch.

One resolution condemned the Jewish state for retaining the Golan Heights, demanding Israel hand the land and its people to Syria.

“It’s astonishing,” said Neuer. “At a time when the Syrian regime


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