The Nakba Day Triumph: How the UN Is Correcting a Historical Wrong

The Nakba Day Triumph: How the UN Is Correcting a Historical Wrong

The next Nakba Day will be officially commemorated by the United Nations General Assembly on May 15, 2023. The decision by the world’s largest democratic institution is significant, if not a game changer. For nearly 75 years, the Palestinian Nakba, the ‘Catastrophe’ wrought by the ethnic cleansing of Palestine by Zionist militias in 1947-48, has…

Who Prevents Palestine from Becoming a Full Member of the UN?

Who Prevents Palestine from Becoming a Full Member of the UN?

Granting Palestine full member state status at the UN would, according to many politicians, be a practical step that could preserve the two-state solution and help reinvigorate the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians. And this view is constantly making its way on the world stage and within the UN walls. Several consultations have been…

Here’s Why China Voted Against the Resolution on Ukrainian Reparations

Here’s Why China Voted Against the Resolution on Ukrainian Reparations

High-sounding rhetoric is meant to exploit the sentiments of well-intended people for getting them to go along with the latest push by the US to unilaterally revise the UN-enshrined international legal order in pursuit of its interests at others’ expense. The UN General Assembly (UNGA) passed a resolution last week for creating an “international register”…

Ethiopia Had a Good Reason to Vote Against the UN Resolution on Ukrainian Reparations

Ethiopia Had a Good Reason to Vote Against the UN Resolution on Ukrainian Reparations

The “international register” for tabulating damages from Russia’s special operation and the corresponding “international mechanism” for obtaining restitution from it, both of which will be established as a result of this scandalous resolution, set the precedent for the US-led West’s Golden Billion creating the same against Ethiopia too in order to also punish it through…

How the Green Agenda Is Being Used to Fleece the Naive

How the Green Agenda Is Being Used to Fleece the Naive

Banks and corporations making pledges of ‘net-zero’ emissions are taking the public for a ride, according to a new United Nations report released at this week’s COP27 climate change conference. “We must have zero tolerance for net-zero greenwashing,” UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said, in reference to the concept of virtue-signaling a green agenda for…