Earlier this month while visiting a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank, United Nation secretary-general Ban K-moon applied the word ‘occupation’ for Jerusalem. City’s eastern part was occupied by Jewish army in June 1967, and annexed with the western part by Tel Aviv in 1968 as the so-called biblical capital of Israel.
As result, the Zionist regime expelled a dozen of United Nation staff, reported by Reuters.
“His use of the word occupation was not planned (not on the speech script), nor was it deliberate, it was spontaneous, personal reaction. We regret the (Israel’s) misunderstanding and the consequences that his personal expression of solitude provoked,” UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric apologized on behalf Ki-moon.
I wonder if the Zionist regime bans the entry of the judges on US Supreme Court who declared Jerusalem is NOT Israeli territory in June 2015.
One thing is sure, Ban Ki-moon is no Richard Falk who wrote an open letter to Ki-moon in February 2016, saying: “While I was special rapporteur for Palestine, you chose to attack me in public on several occasions. Now Israel has turned its fire on you.”
On November 29, 1947, the UN General Assembly had recommended (Res. 181)that City of Jerusalem be established as corpus separatum under a special international regime and administered by a Trusteeship Council on behalf of United Nation. The recommendation was thrown out of window by David Ben-Gurion on May 14, 1948, when he declared unilaterally the Zionist state of Israel. Later the city was divided among Israel and Jordan. On July 30, 1980, the Zionist regime annexed both parts of the city as the so-called ‘eternal Jewish capital’. The decision was condemned by the UN Security Council (Res. 478) on August 20, 1980.
Israel’s best North American poodles, the US and Canada still refuse to accept the East Jerusalem as part of the Zionist entity.
In June 2015, the US Supreme Court handed down its ruling in Zivotofsky v. Kerry, deciding that the American president has the sole authority to recognize who controls Jerusalem, rather than Congress. The White House has a policy of neutrality regarding the sovereignty of the city. As a result, the Jewish petitioner, Menachem Zivotofsky, an American citizen who was born in Jerusalem in 2002, cannot have the city of his birth listed on his passport as Jerusalem, Israel.
In 2010, addressing an AIPAC annual policy conference in New York – Zionist entity’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared: The Jewish people were building Jerusalem 3000 years ago and the Jewish people are building Jerusalem today. Jerusalem is not a settlement. It’s our capital.
Netanyahu, as usual, was lying from both sides of his mouth. Historically, Jerusalem existed under the name Salem during the time of prophet Abraham 3000 years ago. Abraham was certainly not an Israelite or a Jew. The entire city was demolished by Babylonians in 586 BC, and rebuilt seventy-year later by Cyrus, the King of Persia, who could not be a Jew. In 40 BC Romans occupied Jerusalem and incinerated the Temple (here).
On March 16, while visiting UN headquarters, Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau said that Canada would be seeking a security council seat in 2021. Avi Benlolo, president and CEO of the Friends of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, said the organization “supports Canada’s bid to sit on the Security Council and offer much needed guidance in support of democratic ideals, freedom and justice around the world. By the same token, we anticipate our Canadian representative will work to counter the growing anti-Semitism at the UN by providing a strong voice in support of Israel, while harshly denouncing brutal dictatorships like Syria and Iran.”