Tag: United Nations Relief and Works Agency

Thousands of employees of the U.N agency for Palestinian refugees demonstrate in support of their organization following U.S. funding cuts in Gaza City, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Earlier this month, the Trump administration slashed $60 million of a planned $125 million funding installment for 2018. Washington wants the Palestinian Authority …

Report: Trump Administration Pushing Closure of ‘Corrupt, Unhelpful’ UN Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Agency

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is pushing to get rid of the refugee status of millions of Palestinians as well as shut down the United Nations agency for so-called Palestinian refugees, which he said was “corrupt” and “unhelpful” for the peace process, according to emails written by Kushner and other members of the peace team that were obtained by Foreign Policy magazine.