The Western governments are "providing economic, military, diplomatic and political support to Israel, which effectively enables Israel to continue the project of colonization" of Palestine, said Mick Napier, an activist of the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign from Edinburgh, Scotland.
Rima Khalaf, a Jordanian who heads Beirut-based ESCWA and is a UN undersecretary-general, announced her resignation at a hastily called press conference in the Lebanese capital, saying she couldn't accept being subjected to pressure from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to withdraw the report.
"Therefore, we call on UN Secretary-General António Guterres to do what is right, reinstate the ESCWA report and undertake serious and concrete measures to hold Israel accountable for its persistent violations of worldwide law and human rights".
"The secretary-general can not accept that an under-secretary general or any other senior United Nations official that reports to him would authorize the publication under the United Nations name, under the United Nations logo, without consulting the competent departments and even himself". "It's about senior officials dealing with a matter that implicates other parts of the system - that they consult and they coordinate".
The report concluded that "available evidence established beyond a reasonable doubt that Israel is guilty of policies and practices that constitute the crime of apartheid". He rejected the report and ordered it removed from United Nations websites.
Michigan State by the numbers
The win ensures top seeds will remain flawless since the tournament expanded, with the schools now 132-0 against No. 16 seeds. Juwan Evans scored 23 points to lead the 10th-seeded Cowboys (20-13), who finished the season with four consecutive losses.
Meanwhile, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas awarded his office's highest honor to Khalaf.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said earlier on Friday that Khalaf's resignation was appropriate and Israel's U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon said it was "long overdue".
Nasrallah said in a televised speech on Saturday that the incident served as a reminder of the "truth of this organisation, that it's weak. and it succumbs to the will of the United States and Israel".
At least one additional report commissioned by ESCWA, attempting to create an "innovative" and "scientific" methodology for estimated the cost of Israel's 50-year control of the territories, is still in the works, with the aim of demanding billions in reparations for Palestinians.
A weaker dollar typically strengthens the investment appeal of precious metals, which are priced in the US currency. Prices on benchmark 10-year Treasuries fell 8/32 to yield 2.531 percent, up from 2.504 percent late on Wednesday.
Sizing John has taken the Cheltenham Gold Cup, coming through the field to take one of jump racing's most prestigious events. I caught the train a couple of weeks ago with him from Waterloo to Andover and I laughed the entire way.
EA and BioWare have recently stated that the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda will feature over 1200 unique voiced characters. However, they are unable to wake up thousands of colonists in cryosleep until they find a suitable planetary base to do so.
In February, the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that the settlement is illegal as it is built on privately-owned Palestinian land. Greenblatt has already met with settler leaders which included members from Samaria Regional Council and Efrat Council.
Leicester have a near-fully-fit squad to choose from, with only midfielder Nampalys Mendy (knee) unavailable for selection. A very good position game and they've got some very good players of which offensively we'll have to be massively aware of".
After announcing the indictments USA will put out another official request for their extradition, he said. The cyber-criminals are said to have searched emails for other accounts of the same users as well.
Mata broke the deadlock from close range with what proved to be the victor 20 minutes from time after being set up by Ibrahimovic. Jose Mourinho admits his Man United players were physically spent and were fortunate to not go to extra time with Rostov .
If the seat belt linkage detaches from the anchor pretensioner in a collision, the risk of injury to the occupant is increased. In somewhat good news for Sonata owners, of the vehicles recalled, Hyundai estimates that only 1 percent will have the defect.
Butera, coming around from first, decided to make a break for home on the misplay with what would have been the winning run. The result means Mexico (1-2) and Italy (1-2) will have a play-in game on Monday to join Puerto Rico in the final eight.
Health secretary prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health bill
Once that came out, there was a risk of losing even more members of the Republican party to back the bill once voting commences. Although the Republican bill would also provide tax credits, they would not be created to keep pace with rising premiums.
Yogi Adityanath takes charge as UP CM
It is often said that the road to Delhi or federal power in Indian politics runs through Uttar Pradesh. What makes him the most desirable choice to lead Uttar Pradesh on behalf of the Bhartiya Janta Party?
BBC Crew Get Caught in a Highly Dangerous Volcanic Eruption
Etna's last severe eruption took place in 1992, when the resulting lava put the nearby village of Zafferana in danger. Mt Etna in Sicily is one of the world's most active volcanoes, with a major eruption occurring once every few years.
Maybe Marvel's Iron Fist Needs More Time to Develop?
The Hand believe that the age of government is over; corporations rule the world now, and the Hand work to rule the corporations. Such an epic, personal struggle should elevate our understanding of his character and at least be visually dynamic.
Injustice 2 Will Only Include Cosmetic Microtransactions
"Source Crystals are a new type of currency available in Injustice 2 that are used to purchase cosmetic features for characters". NetherRealm Studios has officially announced that " Injustice 2 " will feature a microtransaction system at launch.
Somali pirates release oil tanker and crew, officials say
Pirate Abdulaahi claimed the pirates killed a member of the marine force and injured another, but Hassan said that was untrue. Contact via a telephone call has since been made with the ship's master from the EU Naval Force operation in London.
Cancellations already stretching into Wednesday — Blizzard
Southwest canceled about 900 flights, while American Airlines , JetBlue Airways and United Airlines each cancelled more than 500. For Tuesday, almost 120 flights had already been scrapped by Sunday afternoon with hundreds more likely to come.
Overwatch's Orisa Gets a Release Date and Preview Trailer
Her main weapon, meanwhile, is a Fusion Driver cannon that delivers sustained damage, but slows Orisa's movement while firing. She can also use Fortify which provides 50 percent damage reduction and rejects crowd control effects.
Davon House reportedly signs with the Packers
House spent four seasons with Green Bay as a part-time starter before leaving in free agency two years ago. Cornerback Davon House will sign a one-year contract with the Packers, a source told ESPN.