A Palestinian Peace Advocate Talks Zionism
In these seven Defining Zionism clips, Bassem Eid — a Jerusalem-based Palestinian peace advocate, political analyst and human rights pioneer who spent decades in a refugee camp — says Palestinians are being failed by the Palestinian Authority and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), and talks about how and why we need to move beyond BDS and refugee camps — and how Americans can help.
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Join Bassem Eid as he discusses the following topics:
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) was set up to deal with Palestinian refugees. Eid calls today’s UNRWA corrupt, holding Palestinians hostage in refugee camps rather than solving the situation, with a cost of $1.6 billion dollars per year.WATCH ›
Some 65% of Gazans live in refugee camps, where UNRWA-run schools teach hatred and incitement against Israel and Zionism while being funded by the international community, including the US. It’s time to change the curriculum and increase transparency.
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