US Criticized for Slashing Humanitarian Aid to Palestinians for Political Reasons

WAFA News Agency quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer about the news that Trump is withholding more than half of the promised US financial assistance to UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestine refugees.

Yousef Munayyer, political analyst at the Arab Center of Washington, DC, and executive director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, said the US decision reflects “desperation over the failure to advance the so-called ‘ultimate deal.’”

“This shameful decision should be seen in the broader anti-humanitarian and anti-refugee attitude of this administration, which has found new and unique ways to take the Israeli/Palestinian morass and make it increasingly worse,” he said.

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