UN Officials: When Palestinian Men Beat Their Wives, It’s Israel’s Fault

It’s amazing how little changes at the United Nations. A 2005 report’s conclusions are now being regurgitated in an effort to lay blame for abuse by Palestinian men against Palestinian women at the feet of Israel:

In her recent report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay revives the bizarre charge, made by one of her colleagues in 2005, that when Palestinian men beat their wives, it’s Israel’s fault:

Violence against women
Women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory face multiple layers of violence and discrimination. The analysis made by the Special Rapporteur on violence against women in 2005 remains valid. She found that the combination of decades of Israeli occupation, the use of force against Palestinians by Israel, the different forms of resistance used by Palestinians against such use of force and the patriarchy prevailing in Palestinian society expose women to a continuum of violence in all spheres of life.

Stuff like this always leads me to two questions: First, can Israel do anything right in the eyes of the UN? And, second, are Palestinians held accountable for anything?

Of course, this is the same UN that gives China, Russia, Iran, and other dictatorial nations major influence over various aspects of how it’s run. So this kind of accusation shouldn’t really be a surprise.

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