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UN Demands Israel Free Staffer Who Aided Hamas

UN worker who funneled aid to Hamas (Photo: Shin Bet)

This past month, Stand for Israel told you about the United Nations employee caught siphoning funds to Hamas. Now, The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that the U.N. has demanded the man's release, to which Jerusalem has responded, "No immunity for terrorists":

The United Nation’s legal department “demanded” Israel release an employee of the international organization on Thursday, who has been accused of aiding the Hamas terrorist organization in the Gaza Strip, according to Israel’s ambassador to the UN Danny Danon.

Waheed Abd Allah Bossh, 38, an engineer in the UN’s Development Program, was arrested by the Shin Bet security service in July. He is suspected of funneling resources to the terrorist group.

According to the international organization, all UN employees are entitled to diplomatic immunity. The group’s legal department also demanded that UN officials have access to Bossh while he is being held in a Beersheba jail.

The letter, which referred to Beersheba by its Arabic name Bi’ir as-Sab, was sent to the Israeli UN delegation this week.

Danon refused the UN’s request. “We do not grant immunity to terrorists trying to harm our citizens,” he said...

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