Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Saturday, October 31, 2009
UNICEF's trick: A treat for Hamas
By Selected News Articles @ 4:41 PM :: 7322 Views :: World News, Family

 

by Brooke Goldstein http://www.childrensrightsinstitute.org/

Beware of UNICEF Boxes this Halloween! UNICEF's Mandate Can Be Very Scary…

If you or your children are planning to "trick or treat" tomorrow, keep in mind this article by Dave Kopel published in the National Review two years ago, wherein he describes how:

"UNICEF has been a major financier of Palestinian 'summer camps' which encourage children to become suicide bombers. One such camp is named for Wafa Idris…"

Wafa Idris was the first female Palestinian suicide bomber who, at 28 years old, killed herself, an 81 year old man and injured one-hundred others outside a shoe store in Jerusalem. Those of you who have seen our documentary "The Making of a Martyr" know that we interviewed Wafa's mother and nieces for the film. Each of Wafa's young nieces (all between the ages of 10 and 14) eagerly described their desire to follow in Wafa's footsteps and 'martyr' themselves while Wafa's mother explained to us, though she missed her daughter, "she did nothing wrong, by god."

Before you slip any spare coinage in a UNICEF box, note Militant Islam Monitor's 2007 report on the UNICEF school here.

Equally disturbing is the fact that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the UN arm responsible for providing aid and education in the Palestinian territories, employs the school curriculum of its hosts: Hamas, Fatah and the Palestinian Authority (PA).

This means that the 658 elementary and preparatory schools funded and operated by UNRWA use the hate-filled and murderous curriculum produced by the PA as well as hire teachers straight off the Hamas payroll.  In 2004, former UNRWA Commissioner-General Peter Hansen went on record confirming that "there are Hamas members on the UNRWA payroll, and I don't see that as a crime."  At best, UNRWA is turning its cheek while designated terrorists radicalize Palestinian children in its schools. At worst, the UN is guilty of aiding and abetting the premeditated murder of innocent children by indoctrinating said children towards violence and suicide. Where's that in the Goldstone Report?

The real-world consequences of educating children to become suicide-homicide bombers are deadly. For example, 20-year-old Shadi Zakayira Tubasi and 21-year-old Faud Ismail Mohamad Al-Horani, both of whom had been students at UNRWA schools, carried out their lessons by committing suicide attacks in Israel. Prominent Hamas leaders such as Ibrahim Maqadama, founder of the military wing of the Muslim Brotherhood in Gaza; Salah Mustafa Shehada, who has openly endorsed suicide bombings; and Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh were educated at UNRWA schools.

Governments funding UNRWA - chief among them, the U.S. and the European Union - must condition their funds on a new curriculum that teaches peace and coexistence. And finally, as an alternative to giving your "trick or treat" money to UNICEF, Kopel offers the following advice:

"The good-hearted children who "trick or treat for UNICEF" don't know about UNICEF's sordid allies, of course. So instead of simply rejecting the requests of the children, gently explain that you don't want to give money to UNICEF because…some of UNICEF's money helps pro-terrorism groups. Then, put a dollar (or five, or ten) in a bag of your own, and tell the children that because of their trick-or-treating, you will be giving more money to a different charity (which you can name for them) which uses all of it money to help children…"

Inside note: When I was traveling in the West Bank filming "Martyr " our sources informed us that since Wafa Idris had been barren and also an adulteress, she had worked to bring shame upon her family's name. Subsequently, Wafa had been threatened with an honor killing. Placed between a rock and a hard spot, Wafa "chose" instead to violently take her own life and the lives of other innocents by becoming the first Palestinian female suicide bomber, thereby restoring her family name. As such, UNICEF named their school after her, contributing to her legacy, and several newborn babies were given her name. During our interview, which took place on the first floor of her half-demolished home, Wafa's mother complained about the funds she was no longer receiving from Palestinian Authorities as an award for her daughter's death…

Have a happy, safe, and terror-free funded Halloween!

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Moms for Liberty

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Practical Policy Institute of Hawaii

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT