Agency of the United Nations who take care of humanitarian aid (UNRWA) released a new map of Palestine. In this map, showing the entire territory of Israel declared Palestinian territories.
Suddenly this map opposition from Israel. The emergence of the map that makes UNRWA has been accused of supporting anti-Israeli sentiment. UNRWA photo released map was distributed by the organization Palestinian Media Watch (PMW).
Photos are spread by the PWA map it shows the whole territory of Israel and the territories controlled by the Palestinian Authority as a state. Maps are also included with the PLO flag and reads “Arab Palestine”. Cities included in the Palestinian state, among others, Jerusalem, Yafo (Jaffa), Haifa and Be’er Sheva.
According to UNRWA official website, pictures of the map was taken in UNRWA event, which was attended by high officials of the Palestinian and Lebanese. But UNRWA spokesman Christopher Gunnes reject the report of the PMW.
While acknowledging that the photo is real, Gunner rejected the notion that UNRWA had been wipe Israel off the map. “The map in question is a map showing the Palestinian territories before 1948. So the charges leveled are false,” said Gunnes, as quoted by Israel Nation News, Wednesday (22/05/2013).
But the defense of Gunnes denied by the PMW. According to their plea that the map was based on a map in 1948 is unfounded defense.
“On the map we disclose clearly specified flag is not a PLO flag British flag,” said the PMW.
Until now not known the truth of the map. Israeli media alleged that it PMW group is a group that can not be trusted, because previous PMW UNRWA had also used the name in favor of the Palestinian cause.
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