Mitchell Bard. Jewish Virtual Library.

MYTH: UN blacklist of companies operating in the disputed territories will promote peace.

FACT: Acceding to pressure from BDS-supporting organizations, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) published a database of 112 companies operating in Judaea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem on February 12, 2020.  The intention was to create a blacklist that would identify companies that Israel’s detractors could target for boycotting because their …

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MYTH … Jews stole Arab land.

FACT … Despite the growth in their population, the Arabs continued to assert they were being displaced. From the beginning of World War I, how-ever, part of Palestine’s land was owned by absentee landlords who lived in Cairo, Damascus, and Beirut.  About 80 percent of the Palestinian Arabs were debt-ridden …

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