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Belize Cuts Diplomatic Ties with Israel; U.N. Palestine Observer Slams Olaf Scholz’s Defense of Israel

HeadlineNov 15, 2023

Belize has become the latest nation to suspend diplomatic relations with Israel over its war on Gaza.

Meanwhile, the deputy permanent observer for Palestine to the U.N. responded to recent comments by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who said Israel is a democracy that respects international law and human rights. Majed Bamya wrote on social media, “I am now convinced there is another international law that we don’t know about and that the German chancellor and others are referring to, one that allows colonisation, collective punishment, indiscriminate attacks, wanton destruction, racial discrimination as long as your name is Israel.”

Here in the U.S., over 500 political appointees and employees across 40 government agencies sent a letter to President Biden Tuesday to protest his support of Israel’s war on Gaza.

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