UNRWA Fires 12 Employees Amid Allegations Linking Them to The October 7 Attacks Against Israel
NBC: Eight countries have paused future funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East amid an investigation into allegations some workers participated in the Oct. 7 attack on Israel. The agency, known as the UNRWA, is entrusted with moving much-needed humanitarian aid into Gaza, which has been under intense bombardment by the Israel Defense Forces in its mission to annihilate Hamas militants after the October strike. The countries pausing funding include the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Canada, Finland and the Netherlands. The UNRWA said Friday that Israeli authorities provided information that several of its employees were involved in the attacks. The allegations were made against 12 employees. The UNRWA has said that it was terminating the contracts of the workers and that the U.N. Office of Internal Oversight Services would conduct an investigation into the allegation (NBC). Andy Ngo: The UN agency for Palestinian refugees UNRWA is furious after 9 countries, including US & UK, suspended funding over an investigation into the involvement of their staff in the Oct. 7 terror attacks. Western countries fund education & healthcare in Gaza (X).