U.N. report compares Israel to Boko Haram

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is furious over the report and has threatened to pull U.S. funding from the U.N.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is furious over the report and has threatened to pull U.S. funding from the U.N.

From Times of Israel

A UN-sanctioned report that will be published soon and focuses on the situation of minors in conflict situations compares the kidnapping of girls in Nigeria by Boko Haram to the condition of children in the Gaza Strip following Israel’s Operation Protective Edge against Hamas last summer.

South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is furious at the comparison and threatened the UN to pull the report or the US may withdraw funding for the UN. The international body, headquartered in New York, receives a quarter of all its funding from the US.

According to the Times of Israel, the Foreign Ministry is also trying to prevent the publication of the report.

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