Un resolution 2334

Even the Huffington Post has McCully’s number

NZ Foreign Minister Murray McCully

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New Zealand Herald impresses with some real news

The New Zealand Herald has impressed me recently with some real news articles that cover aspects of UN resolution 2334 and provide balance to the topic. While we have been discussing the issue for weeks now on Whaleoil it is good to see that one mainstream media organisation at least has made an attempt to do the same. We need more of this kind of news and less of this sort.

Here is a selection of a few interesting excerpts from the various articles that the New Zealand Herald have published so far:

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…Whatever you think of Israeli policies and whether you think taking them to the UNSC was the right thing to do or not, coverage of resolution 2334 – which names only Israel for a lack of peace and makes specific demands only of the Jewish state – has been a catalyst for “the oldest hatred”.

Comments like “The gas chamber myth has been totally debunked …” and “Should of wiped them all off the planet 75 years ago and problem solved …”, for example, have been made recently by New Zealanders on Facebook…

Israel’s right to defend its democracy

The Talking Point by Malcolm Eves on Thursday was flawed with inaccuracies.

Israel is not a rogue state but a true democracy.

She is not responsible for the “merciless slaughter” of Palestinians – Palestinian leaders who incite their people against Israel are.

In defending herself, if innocent civilians are deliberately put in the way of the firing line by irresponsible Palestinian leaders (Hamas in Gaza), then the shame is on Palestinian leaders, not Israel…

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McCully lied, the resolution is substantially different from New Zealand and the United State’s previous positions

I told leaders from AIPAC that Israel has unequivocal evidence that the Obama administration led the effort to pass the anti-Israel resolution in the UN Security Council. There is no question whatsoever about that. None whatsoever.

I also said that the text of the Security Council resolution was not a reformulation of things that all previous administrations said, but was in fact a major break with US policy. Listen to my explanation, and please share it with people who have their facts wrong.

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UN Resolution 2334 made Jerusalem the target of a Palestinian terror attack

The latest terror attack target in Jerusalem was determined by Murray McCully, John Kerry and Barack Obama’s disgusting anti-Israel resolution. The resolution declared Judaism’s holiest site, The Temple Mount and the Western Wall an exclusively Muslim Shrine. It ignored history and the fact that the Muslim Mosque is built on top of the ruins of previous Jewish temples. The resolution painted a huge bullseye on Jerusalem and is likely the justification for the latest Palestinian terrorist truck attack.

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McCully, Kerry and Obama have blood on their hands. Far from promoting peace and a two-state solution the UN resolution that they drafted has been taken as a declaration of war on The Jewish people in Jerusalem by the emboldened Palestinian Muslim terrorists. In their minds, they have the approval of the United Nations for their actions because in their minds Jerusalem is now Palestinian territory.

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It’s official: McCully has put NZ on the wrong side of history

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If New Zealand was a cart McCully has hitched it to an old broken down donkey that is days away from being sent to the knackers yard.He allowed himself to be told what to do by John Kerry and Barack Obama and he ignored Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump who made it crystal clear that they were both strongly against resolution 2334. He has put New Zealand in a very weak diplomatic position and he has planted us firmly on the wrong side of history. The US Senate yesterday sent a very strong message that it rejects the resolution.

Senate Majority LeaderMitch McConnell (R-KY) and incoming Minority Leader Chuck Schumer(D-NY) are among 21 senators who have signed onto legislation that rejects the United Nations Security Council’s Resolution 2334,which calls Israeli construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem “illegal.”

…The bipartisan legislation rejecting UN Res 2443 was co-authored by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Cardin (D-MD). It also has the support of 10 other Democrats who broke with President Obama and urges all U.S. presidents and their administrations to uphold the American tradition of “vetoing all United Nations Security Council resolutions that seek to insert the Council into the peace process, recognize unilateral Palestinian actions including declaration of a Palestinian state, or dictate terms and a timeline for a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”

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Turns out we were right, New Zealanders do care

Critics have said that Whaleoil is talking up a storm in a teacup and that UN resolution 2334 is a beltway issue that no one in New Zealand cares about but as is usually the case Whaleoil is right on the money.

When Murray McCully finally surfaced to address the issue he was in damage control mode so was focussed on minimising the situation. However, his words gave away the seriousness of the situation as his words, carefully chosen as they were, revealed that New Zealanders do care and that they care in “significant” numbers.

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Is the Maori Party a friend of Israel?

As I did with all the other political parties I approached the Maori Party for comment on the New Zealand sponsored UN resolution 2334 against Israel. After I received a response from their media spokesperson I e-mailed her the following questions:

1. Does the Maori Party consider itself to be a friend of Israel?
2. Does the Maori Party support Murray McCully’s decision to sponsor resolution 2334 against democratic Israel along with communist Venezuela and Islamic Senegal?
3. Does the Maori Party support the rights of the Jews to Israel as indigenous people of that region?
4.As a support partner of the current government were you briefed in any way about this resolution?
If you weren’t briefed why do you think that you were not informed?
5.The Maori Party believes in Tino Rangatiratanga. If any of your answers to our previous questions suppose it is all about Tino Rangatiratanga for Palestinians why do you not consider Tino Rangatiratanga for Jews who have resided in the exact same region for more than three thousand years and certainly before any such people as Palestinians and eighteen hundred years before Islam was even invented?

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