-June 24, Israel abducts two civilians in Gaza, a doctor and his brother.
-Next day, Gaza militants abduct an Israeli soldier Cpl. Gilad Shilat.
-Thisprompts harsher israeli attacks on Gaza, then Hezbollah kills three israeli soldiers and abducts two more in the border with Lebanon.
-Israel then launches a blockade of Lebanon’s ports, destroys itsairports, roads, bridges, bombs cities killing 73 civilians in three days.
The innocent people of Lebanon are being massacred again with great responsibility on both Hezbollah and Israel.
Israel said itwas making every effort to avoid civilian casualties but refers to the United Nations Security Council
In a just world all countries should be equal and none should have a right to veto the will ofthe majority.
Do you know how the UNSC works? Its performance from 2000 to 2006 in the following chart.
Source: Data from the United Nationshttp://www.globalpolicy.org/security/membship/veto/vetosubj.htm
Not satisfied with this, the Bush regime sent John Bolton, a permanent critic of the UN as its representative in that body. Mr. Bolton has dedicated himself to sabotage and undermine theUnited Nations into subservience to the USA.
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July 13, 2006 S/PV.5488 S/2006/508on the demand for the unconditional release of an Israeli soldier capturedearlier as well as Israel's immediate withdrawal from Gaza and the release of dozens of Palestinian officials detained by Israel. | November11,2006 S/PV.5565 S/2006/878on the Israeli military operationsin Gaza, the Palestinian rocket fire into Israel, the call for immediate withdrawal of Israeli forces from the Gaza Strip and a cessation of violence from both parties in the conflict.Yes 10; no orabstain 4; veto 1 (USA) | | |
Yes 10; no or abstain 4; veto 1 (USA) | September 16, 2003 S/PV.4828 S/2003/891on the Israeli decision to "remove" Palestinian Authority leader Yasser Arafat. |...