24 February, 2024


On UN’s November 29, 1947 Resolution Partitioning Palestine

By Latheef Farook

Latheef Farook

Justice collapsed, evil triumphed and UN lost its soul in its infancy

Seventy years ago on November 29 1947, Western imperialist powers led by US President Truman, blackmailed United Nations and passed a resolution, in complete violation of the very UN charter, to partition Palestine to offer part of it to migrant Jews to set up a Jewish state.    

It was one of the darkest days in human history when international justice, moral principles and all cherished human values collapsed. As a result of this resolution Palestinians, the owners of the land, were forced into refugee camps where they still languish in appalling condition.

From the very inception, the big powers manipulated UN Security Council. For example US blackmailed member countries such as Philippines, Haiti, Liberia, China, Ethiopia and Greece who opposed the resolution to support.   

In the closing days of the Second World War, five nations –United

States, Soviet Union, France, United Kingdom and China – met in Washington between August and October 1944, to work out proposals for a charter to establish the United Nations (UN) in place of the League of Nations.

In the following year, representatives of fifty governments met in San Francisco from 25 April to 26 June 1945 for formulating the United Nations Charter based on the proposals worked by the five big powers. The Charter was finally adopted and signed on 26 June 1945 by the participants.

In drafting the Charter and establishing the UN, the big powers structured the organisation to ensure they retain their power to continue to shape the destiny of the world to suit their political and economic agendas.   

Although membership had been open to all, new members were admitted to the UN General Assembly on the recommendation of the Security Council only on condition if they accept, and were willing to carry out the decisions of the Security Council. 

Seven decades later today, the UN, which has 191 members, has failed the world.

After the collapse of the former Soviet Union, the UN has become a mere tool under the sole super power the United States, which exploits the UN to implement its evil designs on the helpless, especially Muslim countries.

Highlighting the current plight of the UN, former Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr. Mahathir Mohamed in his final address to the General Assembly said in 2004, that the “United Nations, in which we had pinned so much hope, is collapsing on its clay feet, helpless to protect the weak and the poor”.

The UN’s credibility crisis continues to date. Hundreds of resolutions have been passed on many international issues. Those directed especially at Muslim countries were strictly implemented as divine laws while others were ignored.

For example in June 1967 Israel invaded neighbouring countries, with the backing of the west, and captured West Bank, Gaza, Sinai and Golan Heights. The United Nations resolutions 242 and 338 demanded Israeli withdrawal from captured territories. Instead Israel continue to build Jewish settlements and annex Palestinian lands including East Jerusalem.

In the 1960s and 70s, with more and more newly independent countries joining the UN, the General Assembly became the most important forum for the newly emerging countries to highlight their cause and seek means to redress them. In the 1980s, angered by the Third World domination of the General Assembly, the US ignored the UN, delayed her annual financial contributions and even withdrew from UNESCO.

In 1990 came the collapse of the former Soviet Union changing overnight the entire international political scene throwing Third World countries aligned with Soviet Union into disarray. 

It was in this critical environment for the developing countries Iraq, encouraged by United States, invaded Kuwait in August 1990, and triggered the Gulf crisis. Between the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on 2 August 1990 and the beginning of the US attack on Iraq on January 17 1991, the UN Security Council passed twelve resolutions in quick succession. Thus it was UN sanctioned war, destruction   and the genocide of its people.


United Nations sanctions on countries like Iraq, Libya, Iran and North Korea, to cite few, turned out to be genocide of people for the follies of their regimes, often supported by US. The UN sanctions on Iraq in 1991 killed more than 500,000 children while hundreds of thousands remain deformed and crippled.

UN and the Massacre of Bosnian Muslims

The UN resolutions were responsible for the massacre of more than 200,000 Muslims in Bosnia. It was under the watchful eyes of UN and the champions of human rights in Europe and United States that Bosnian Serbs slaughtered more than 300,000 Muslim men, women, and children and displaced at least two million more that were driven out from their homes to take refuge in the nearby jungle.

The UN gave a free hand to the well-armed Serbian thugs to commit mass murder, torture, rape, destruction and eviction from their homes under what was described as “ethnic cleansing”. The UN lost its credibility when it imposed an arms embargo and deprived the Bosnian Muslims to defend themselves.

While Bosnian Serbs were busy with their killing spree for three long years UN did nothing to stop the genocide and protect the Muslims. 

Almost a week long Srebrenica massacre of approximately 10,000 Muslim men and boys and the torture, rape, and killing of many women and children, from July 12 through July 18, in and near the UN declared “safe area” remains one of the most horrifying events in recent European history.

Later admitting UN complicity UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan reiterated that Srebrenica massacre would haunt the world body forever. The 400 Dutch troops who were guarding Srebrenica’s Muslim victims looked the other way, while the UN rejected appeals for air strikes by NATO to halt their advance.

“The victims had put their trust in international protection. But we, the international community, let them down”, said a message from former European Union foreign policy Chief Javier Solana. “This was a colossal, collective and shameful failure”.

Anglo-American war on Iraq and UN

Once again, exploiting the controversial September 11 events, suspected to have triggered by US and Israel, George Bush Junior turned to the UN to legitimize his evil designs first on Afghanistan, and then to invade Iraq. Even in the case of these aggressions, the US managed to get the relevant UN resolutions passed simply by blackmailing smaller nations, while most Arab regimes struck under-the-table deals with the US and turned a blind eye leaving their Afghan and Iraqi brothers to face the missiles and bombs. 

Mahathir Mohamed challenged the credibility of the UN, condemned the selective use of the veto power in the Security Council, and warned the world body against the resurgence of imperialism and “puppet regimes”.

Striking at the very heart of the UN problem, Mahathir called for the resignation of Secretary-General Kofi Annan for failing to assert himself to prevent the US invasion of Iraq. The UN’s organs had been “cut out, dissected and reshaped so they may perform the way the puppet masters want”, said Mahathir, who pointed out that “the uni-polar world dominated by a democratic nation is leading the world to economic chaos, political anarchy, uncertainty and fear”.

United Nations legalised Bush-Blair invasion and turned Iraq and into a wasteland helping Western oil companies loot its oil wealth like vultures preying on the dead. The entire country is in ruins. Its health, education, water, electricity and others services were crippled. Around 1.4 million innocent Iraqis were killed, more than two million live in refugee camps in neighbouring countries and more than four million became refugees in their own country. Rape of innocent Iraqi women and torture of men, women and the aged alike remain common knowledge. 

Bush bombed, incinerated and wiped out the city of Fallujah during the Holy Month of Ramadan and obliterated its people to bring them and their city of around 300,000 to its knees. 

The savagery unleashed was unprecedented. American forces dropped even cluster bombs and used phosphorous weapons that caused severe burns in the military’s most intense urban fighting since the days of Vietnam. Within ten days Fallujah has been laid waste, a hell on earth of shattered bodies and destroyed buildings while the city entered history as the place where US imperialism carried out a crime of immense proportions. The head of Turkey’s Parliamentary Human Rights Committee said this genocide surpassed those of Pharaoh, Hitler and Mussolini. 

This crime was committed by George Bush and Tony Blair in a war legalised by the United Nations.

What has the UN done to stop the barbarity in Afghanistan? This barbarity continues to date.

On top of this the UN Fact-Finding Mission led by Justice Richard Goldstone on the Israeli military strikes in Gaza, from 27 December 2008 and 18 January 2009, accused Israel of committing war crimes. During the Israeli military attacks houses, factories, wells, schools, hospitals, police stations and other public buildings were destroyed. More than 1,400 people were killed during the military operation. 

However no punishment and no sanctions?

Now Myanmar’s government and government backed Buddhist mobs were slaughtering Rohingya Muslims, raping and gang raping Rohingya Muslim women and burning Muslims alive including children and the UN so far did nothing to stop the barbarity. 

This is the plight of the UN which was established to save humanity from war mongers? 

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  • 2

    Same way 70 Years ago on August 15 1947, British imperialist powers blackmailed Hindus and passed a resolution in complete violation of justice, to partition India to offer a part of it to migrant Muslims to set up an Islamic state of Pakistan. As a result of this Hindus who were the owners of the land were murdered and driven out and are languishing as second class citizens in other parts of the world.

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      A-fukker don’t write rubbish. Western India from Pakistan to Kashmir 90% Muslims and eastern Bengal 98% Muslims. So it was mutually agreed majority Muslim states will be united Pakistan and the rest Hindu India. But that Nehru bastard did not give Kashmir, on some pretext held Jammu and Kashmir. What statistic you idiot have to show Muslims grabbed Hindus land. Both sides grabbed land during violent partition. All the Hindus in other parts of world were kallathonis who went in search of green pastures. They are still doing that.

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    Lateef Farouk,

    RE: On UN’s 1947 Resolution Partitioning Palestine

    Please go back further to the Sykes-Picot Agreement and the Balfour Declaration by the Great Britain, and the support given by the Arabs against the Turks to the British. Are the Saudi Wahhabis following the Satan, as per Hadith of Najd?

    Sykes–Picot Agreement


    The Sykes–Picot Agreement /ˈsaɪks piˈkoʊ/, officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement, was a secret 1916 agreement between the United Kingdom and France, to which the Russian Empire assented. The agreement defined their mutually agreed spheres of influence and control in Southwestern Asia. The agreement was based on the premise that the Triple Entente would succeed in defeating the Ottoman Empire during World War I. The negotiations leading to the agreement occurred between November 1915 and March 1916 and it was signed 16 May 1916. The deal, exposed to the public in Izvestia and Pravda on 23 November 1917 and in the British Guardian on November 26, 1917,is still mentioned when considering the region and its present-day conflicts.

    Balfour Declaration


    The Balfour Declaration was a public statement issued by the British government during World War I announcing support for the establishment of a “national home for the Jewish people” in Palestine, then an Ottoman region with a minority Jewish population.

  • 2

    Curious that you blame USA for Fat Arab dictator invading Kuwait. Also queer you are so MUTE about the Iraq-Iran war that IRAQ started and lasted for 9 years with over a million dying. Also you are mute about the MUSLIM WAHABI ISIS attack in the Sinai last week which killed over 300 people when your Saudi Wahabists attacked a Mosque. Also interesting you keep quiet about the US-Saudi nexus and their brutal attacks in Yemen that has killed over 50,000 people muslim by ARAB-MUSLIM SAUDI Bombs and not Persian bomb; they are American bombs dropped by Saudi towelheads. And look at Pakistan and India; the contrasts are obvious. India a secular stable democracy and Pakistan a fat corrupt failed state which was mostly run by Dictators. Tikka Khan was called Butcher of Bengal; his Boss Yahya Khan also was a savage racist. In Sinhalese we say “owa gihin kiyapung konde bandapu Cheenonta”. Jewish people had thriving kingdom for over 6,000 years in that area. Go see the amazing rock fortress the MASADA; dead sea scrolls and archaelogical proof of Jewish kingdoms is very much evident. Two state solution is the key not trying your racist hand at wiping out Jews. That cannot happen and will not happen. Arabs are incompetent fat corrupt bastards

    • 1

      Camel Jokey, study the real history you donkey. Jews never ruled Palestine now or before. Jewish Kingdom was created by Zionist out of Babylonian myths they burrowed. Mosses and partition partition of sea in Pharoah’s Egypt was a myth. During the Islamic rule of Palestine most of the Jews converted to Islam. Only there were about 3-4% their population at that time up to the time of creation of Israel by US and Western devils. So majority of Israel colonisers were Kazhak Jews (Zionist). They were called Jews because most of them are converts to Judaism. Like calling all Asians Muslims if they follow Islam but racially different groups. These Kazhaks Jews (Zionist) are Caucasians not Semitic. Even now in Israel original Semitic Jews are a minority and they were originally from Yemen. All those archaelogical origins were of people who lived there at that time but not Jews. They were Greek origins and these Zionist bastard turned everything as of their ancestor keeping mythological names. Even up to now they are propagating these myth through their medias and films. We know millions of million people of different races wiped out by the western imperialist. Do we know anything about them through books, medias or memorial libraries? No, but now see how these Jews holocaust is propagated every year. That is because the western media is in their hand. You are definitely not a Camel Jockey to Arabs but Jews. You cannot forget the taste of their dicks.

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        So the Islamic rule is over in Palestine. It is under the Jews now. Why can’t to heed to the reality. It is their land now. Just like Muslim took over the land from it’s previous citizens.

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    The UN has never been sincere in heir attitude towards Right and Wrong . The UN was always caught in the in the Tentacles of USA and western world. The Secretary Generals were never honest in their attitude towards the Asian and African Countries. The moment they were appointed the fell a prey to to the West in general and USA in particular to ensure their election for the second time like the Srilankan Politicians. May be Butros Butros Ghali was an exception. Ban Ki Moon closed his eyes when the Civil war taking place in Sri Lanka where thousands of Tamil civilians were Killed. Subsequently he accepted his fault after the damage was done.
    The litmus paper test was Palastine where all most all the members failed to rectify due to American intervention. In fact American intervention every where was either approved openly or subtly by the UN. The UN means Un Nerved by murder and Mayhem in countries other than the ones supported by USA.

  • 2

    Don’t you know the jungle rules still apply from home to street, to city, to county, to the world: “Only the strongest will survive”?

    If Arabs can’t strengthen themselves with all that money, it is because of their stupidity, enmity among themselves, in-born lethargy, discriminating each other, their ego, naturally submissive towards US, EU, selfish rulers etc..etc..The negative list can go endless, while positive side is just money.

    UN could have danced to tunes of USA much more, thankfully, Chinese and Russians are strong enough.

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    The UN is biased alright.
    Unashamedly UN is letting the genocide of Rohingyas to continue. UN is busy broking a deal to let Rohingyas back without any protection afterwards. The Burman army will finish the job.

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    Actually, you must study the Sykes-Picot agreement. You must also accept the fact that except Iran The Persian Empire, The Ottoman Empire(NOT ARAB but Turks) and Egypt are the only really historically verifiable nation empires that existed. Every other Arab nation is an amalagam of tribes and backward people who were given nationhood without respect of Tribal or Ethnic lines by the Colonial bastards after World War I. Those artificial lines are now bursting. There was no Lebanon, Iraq or Syria before that. They were parts of other empires. Whereas from the Time of Jesus JEWISH nation states existed. There is no proof that Saudi Arabia existed as a nation; it was created by CHRISTIAN USA for oil. All they have is oil. Their contribution to modern civilization is nothing. Jews are a vibrant smart community. Oh by the way, you are NOT Arab but a TAMIL Dravidian Muslim. Do not worry about Arabs; they treat you and Singalams, Dhamilas all like chattel when you go work and mop their toilets, tend their babies and cook their sheesh kebab. They do not care if you are a Musalman from Siri Lunga. All of you are inferior to them. They only consider White people to be superior to them because of their oil wealth. Otherwise they are backward people.

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      Camel Jockey, because you know you are a inferior type you feel the same about others. You go to history of origin of science to see the contribution of Muslims. The 1, 2, 3… you are writing is Arab origin, using paper to write in book form discovered by Arabs although paper pulp origin was in China. The reading glass you wear was discovered by Muslims. Without them discovering Algorithm you would not have computer to type here. The origin of Jew race was in Yemen a part of Arabian Kingdom. They are of Semitic race. These devils were thieves and plunderers at that time. They waylaid silk route merchants and robbed them so the Babylonian King together with Arabs caught 75% of them and sent to Babylonia as slave and refugees. When they were reformed absorbing Babylonian culture they were finally allowed to travel. Those who came to Palestine built their history from Babylonian mythology. Jews were there as sttlers before Jesus. Stop licking the Jews without knowing their true histroy.

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        The numerals and algebra all went to the Arab world after their contact with the people across the Indus river. Arabs were just conduits to pass the knowledge of ancient Indian people.

  • 0

    Israel has acted above all laws. The occupation goes on, and has been on going for at least 60 years, and while these poor Palestinians suffer, with no freedom of movement, have their lands stolen on a daily basis, farms destroyed, olive trees destroyed and stolen (replanted in illegal territories), unable to fish in their territories, have been blockaded for decades, unable to rebuild their homes destroyed by Israeli bombing, because of cement being banned from coming in (among so many other basic things) have their water stolen by illegal settlers (and sold back to them), and have contaminated water only, the Western nation that controlled the UN do NOTHING, to bring freedom to the Palestinians.

    The biggest culprit who is complicit in all of Israel’s crimes, is the US, who sends billions of dollars, and the latest shiny weapons, for Israel to use against unarmed civilians. Israel is the recipient of the highest amount of US aid, and although the US pretends to criticize the illegal settlements, it has never stopped, or threatened to stop, the aid from flowing into Israel (thanks to the US congress that does Israel’s bidding).
    If the US stopped the aid and weapons going to Israel, until the Palestinians were given their freedom and Statehood, we would be seeing a different picture today. For one thing, the zionists cannot stand the thought of American dollars being cut off. Last time they feared it will, the zionists sent thousands of lobbyist, to beg them not to.
    This also begs the question, why is Saudi Arabia now one of Israel’s good buddies, and
    why is it throwing the Palestinians under the bus?

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