Nikki Haley Rage Over Justifiable Criticism of Israel

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Nikki Haley Rage Over Justifiable Criticism of Israel

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Israel is a ruthless rogue state, viciously persecuting Palestinians and its own Arab citizens – killing them with impunity, imprisoning courageous nonviolent resisters falsely calling them “terrorists,” mocking democratic values and international law principles.

Washington finances, supports, encourages and partners with its rogue agenda – two nations, along with others, allied against world peace, stability, equity and justice.

Neocon Nikki Haley is rabidly Ziofascist, hostile to Palestinian rights, furious over the UN Human Rights Council adopting five resolutions on Friday justifiably critical of Israeli policies. They included:

1. Support for Security Council Resolution 2334, saying Israeli settlements have “no legal validity and constitute a flagrant violation under international law,” demanding all further construction be halted, along with recognizing no territorial changes to June 1967 borders.

2. Calling for strengthening and recognizing Golan as illegally occupied territory.

3. Supporting the right of Palestinians to self-determination.

4. Demanding accountability for Israeli violations of international law in Occupied Palestine, including the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem – along with expressing support for an embargo on Israel.

5. Supporting human rights in Occupied Palestine in accordance with international law, along with condemning Israeli refusal to cooperate with the UN Commission of Inquiry.

UN Human Rights Council support for long-suffering Palestinians, wanting Israel held accountable for its high crimes, enraged Haley.

She issued a statement, calling the Council “unworthy of its name,” falsely claiming it’s “grossly biased against Israel…fail(ing) to fulfill its duty…”

The Trump administration is evaluating its Council membership, Haley roared, adding Friday actions showed “the organization lacks the credibility needed to be a true advocate for human rights.”

Washington is the indisputable world’s leading human rights abuser – at war with humanity at home and abroad.

It should either be encouraged to relinquish its Human Rights Council membership voluntarily – or be booted out, along with other members notorious for human rights violations.

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Stephen Lendman
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Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.