After Syria, Pakistan, Qatar, and the PLO accused Israel of “grave violations of human rights,” Sarah Idan, recently named UN Watch Ambassador for Peace for her work toward peace in the Middle East—took the floor, addressing the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, and spoke to the Israel-hating Arab representatives in ways that a Muslim woman would never dare attempt.
unwatch (h/t Amil I) Said Sarah Idan, “Two years ago, I represented Iraq at Miss Universe. I posted a photo with Miss Israel on social media. I was told to remove it and forced to denounce Israeli policies. I received death threats. Since then I can no longer return to my homeland.”
“The issue between Arabs and Israelis goes beyond policy disagreements. It’s deeply rooted in the belief systems taught in Muslim countries, which are anti-Semitic. Sadly, hatred and intolerance are reinforced by biased media. When I watched the news last month, why did they never report that the Hamas terrorist organization fired nearly 700 rockets at Israeli civilians in one weekend or that Hamas used Palestinians in Gaza as human shields? (Hear the rest in the video)