War within the Middle East: Israel presents record of alleged Hamas members to the UN | EUROtoday

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Israel says it has compiled a listing of names of UNRWA workers, who’re additionally there Hamas 108 workers of the group had been recognized to whom this is applicable. The record was introduced to UNRWA head Philippe Lazzarini and UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Israel has not but revealed it.

When requested, the UN Palestinian Relief Agency confirmed that it had acquired “a letter from the Israeli government containing allegations against staff working in the Gaza Strip.”

This signifies that solely a small proportion of the tons of of UNRWA workers are mentioned to be employed by Hamas or the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ). The info can’t be independently verified.

In January, Israel had already accused a number of workers of the help group of being concerned within the bloodbath of October 7. The group as an entire had been infiltrated by Hamas. Several international locations, together with Germany, then stopped funds to the group.

An audit report by impartial specialists later concluded that UNRWA had established “robust” mechanisms to uphold its precept of neutrality. At the identical time, there was room for enchancment. At the start of April, Germany introduced that it could resume funding to UNRWA, which had been suspended within the meantime.

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