Tuesday, August 30, 2011

US bill would cut funds to pro-Palestine UN groups

Israel News, Ynetnews
The head of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is asking Congress to block U.S. funds for any United Nations entity that supports giving Palestine an elevated status at the UN.Republican congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is also seeking to ban US contributions to the UN Human Rights Council and an anti-racism conference seen as a platform for anti-Israel rhetoric. (AP)