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August 20, 2015 9:44 am

Israeli Ambassador Prosor Urges UN to Investigate Antisemitic Official for Misconduct

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Israel's UN Ambassador Ron Prosor told the UNGA "freedom is once again under attack." Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider.

Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor accused Rima Khalaf of “modern day antisemitism.” Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider.

Israel’s ambassador is urging the U.N.’s internal watchdog to investigate the head of a U.N. agency for misconduct, accusing her of “modern day antisemitism.” Last year, he tried unsuccessfully to get Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to suspend Rima Khalaf.

Ambassador Ron Prosor met Carmen Lapointe, the head of the Office of Internal Oversight Services, late last month and called for a disciplinary hearing against Khalaf, a Jordanian who heads the Beirut-based U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, which promotes economic and social development in 17

Read full story at the Associated Press.

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