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Illegal Palestinian statehood at UN

By Jordan Sekulow1354144929000

On Thursday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) will again seek statehood at the United Nations. While this form of “statehood” will not confer U.N. member state status to the “Palestinian entity,” it could fundamentally reshape the Middle East, undermine international law, inhibit peace, and violate Israel’s right to exist.

The resolution that the PA submitted to the U.N. General Assembly includes numerous demands that far exceed a simple (but equally illegal) grant of non-member observer state status, i.e. statehood, to the Palestinian Authority.

The ACLJ has put together a comprehensive legal analysis of the fallacies, overreaching and illegality of the PA’s resolution at the U.N. . . .

Continue reading this article, co-authored by ACLJ attorney Matthew Clark, is crossposted on Jordan's Washington Post blog, Religious Right Now, please register and leave a comment.

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