PHROC Position Paper on the Current Funding Crisis of UNRWA, International Responsibility and a Framework of Short and Long-term International Interventions Necessary for Maintaining the Functioning of UNRWA, and Ensuring Fundamental Rights of Palestine Refugees
(Sent by fax)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: 24 FEBRUARY 2011
Dear President Obama,
As Palestinian human rights organisations committed to the protection and promotion of international human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), we express our profound dismay at the US decision to veto the draft UN Security Council resolution seeking to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, as illegal.