UNRWA blocking peace

As the peace talks splutter along, a good article here is a reminder how the so-called Palestinian right of return feeds into the role of UNRWA perpectuating the conflict.

As Romirowsky begins  “The John Kerry-Martin Indyk negotiating team needs to come to terms with the fact that the crux of the Middle East conflict is rooted in the Palestinian “Right of Return,” the collective demand claiming a legal and moral right for Palestinian refugees, and more importantly, for their descendants from around the world, to return to ancestral homes in  Israel that were once part of Mandatory Palestine. The “right of return” is central to Palestinian national identity and is the barrier to any successful peace agreement.

Pin It

Comments are closed.