UNESCO resolution on Jerusalem: Better late than never — Gulf News com | Watch videos on ‘Jerusalem’

Dubai: The resolution of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) which on Tuesday described Jerusalem as “occupied” and declared Israel’s sovereignty over the city “null and void” is expected to raise the Palestinian spirit, Arab political analysts and human rights advocates said.

“It is a good decision,” said Jamal Eid, lawyer and executive director of the Cairo-based Arab Network for Human Rights Information.

“It is better it came late rather than not coming at all,” he told Gulf News.

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Jerusalem on Wikipedia

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From upper left: Jerusalem skyline looking north from St. Elijah Monastery, a souq in the Old City, Mamilla Mall, the Knesset, the Dome of the Rock dominating the Old City, the citadel (known as the Tower of David) and the Old City walls, and the Western Wall.

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See also:

UNESCO passes Jerusalem resolution critical of Israel — Al Jazeera com

Also see some videos on Jerusalem

See more on: http://gulfnews.com/multimedia/interactives/general/jerusalem-a-city-under-siege-1.1581697

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