Global parliamentarians condemn Unesco over anti-Israel conduct; MP Rev Malani Mtonga signs resolution reaffirming Israel’s legal rights

More than 20 members of parliament from across the globe recently signed on to a strong policy-based resolution reaffirming the modern Jewish State’s legal rights and biblical promises to the Land of Israel and Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital.

MP Mtonga signed

MP Mtonga signed

Karonga South legislator, Rev Malani Mtonga, was one of parliamentarians who signed the resolution which rejects a recent declaration by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) which they say misinterprets the biblical boundaries and status of the Jewish state and its impact to livelihoods in the Arab region.

A resolution passed weeks ago by Unesco denied the importance of the holy site in Jerusalem’s Old City, known to Jews as the Temple Mount.

Israeli authorities have been angered because Unesco has chosen to recognize the site only by only its muslim name the al-Aqsa mosque.

Rev Mtonga said in an interview that his stand in favour of the State of Israel is the only sensible thing one has to do in seeking a peaceful and tolerant world.

“We all know how the Jewish state has come under heavy aggression for thousands of years. To have them as a nation state since 1948 has proved to us that lasting world peace is possible only if all stakeholders such as Palestinians and other aggressive Arab nations understand and respect ancient borders and cultures,” he said.

The Israel-Palestine statehood has been a contentious global issue since 1948 when the state of Israel was reestablished after thousands of years in diaspora.

The creation of the state of Israel was under the full blessing of the United Nations and all major world powers in a bid of a better and safer world in the aftermath of the World War II.

The parliamentarians were participants in the Israel Allies Foundation’s annual Jerusalem Chairman’s Conference, an event that is also sponsored by the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ).

Lawmakers attending the conference were from the Netherlands, Finland, Latvia, Spain, Switzerland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, Malawi, South Africa, Uruguay, Costa Rica, and Chile.

Topics that were discussed during the conference include delegitimization efforts against Israel, Palestinian incitement, and the fiftieth anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.

The MPs, who chair Israel Allies caucuses in their countries, also took a strategic, geopolitical tour of Jerusalem and the surrounding areas in Judea and Samaria, including Gush Etzion.

Despite resistance from Palestinian Authority (PA) the gathering resolved that it is ridiculous for any entity on the face of the earth to label Israel as occupiers yet history has it that the Jewish state was over 3000 years ago known as Judea and was inhabited by Jews before wars dispersed them all over the globe.

Kenneth Meshoe, a Member of Parliament in South Africa whose attendance at the conference was condemned in a letter of protest from the Palestinian Authority, stated

“I am here in a place that has been known as Judea for over 3,000 years. To suggest that Jews are occupiers in Judea is no less ridiculous than to suggest that Arabs are occupiers in Arabia.”

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15 thoughts on “Global parliamentarians condemn Unesco over anti-Israel conduct; MP Rev Malani Mtonga signs resolution reaffirming Israel’s legal rights”

  1. Al-Fayeed says:

    UNESCO good job.

  2. Tito says:

    Eeeee! You Christians are a bunch of hypocrites, you really DONT LOVE the JEWS, this is false love at its best! The real reason you want a Jewish state is that it acts as a trap, you believe that the gathering of the Jews in Israel is a prerequisite for the Second Coming of Jesus. The idea that Christians should actively support a Jewish return to the Land of Israel, along with the parallel idea that the Jews ought to be encouraged to become Christians, as a means of fulfilling a Biblical prophecy has been common in Protestant circles since the Reformation

  3. santana says:

    We hear that God promised this Jewish race to be as numerous as the stars of heaven. We also read fro the Jewish book that He God has chosen this race to be His children forever. If I may ask. What is the population of the jews compared to the arabs? Obviously the arabs are too many compared to the jews. But what did the promise say about the jewish numbers? It is this same chosen race which denied and killed the only son of God when he came on earth. Up to now they still refuse to accept him as their Messiah. God has trimmed their numbers for reasons. How can they occupy the promised area with such a small number? How can He fulfill His promise to a race which is still so rude to His son? Mind you the Israel of the old which God was dealing with is not this polical Israel. This Israel has no support from God otherwise all these problems would have been already solved to their advantage. This Israel is supported by America not by God as it was in the ancient world. The issue is not about Christians and muslims. Palestine is keeping people of all the three major religions but what they want is their own state. Why is God not giving them all the area he promised them? Why is He not making them numerous so that they fill all the promised area? May be Malani will help them to receive the promise.

  4. malawi says:

    As the matter of fact Israel is a nation on its soil and Palestine are occupiers on Israel soil bravo Mtonga and the TEAM and shame on you UNESCO

  5. Timve Ziti says:

    Well done Rev. Mtonga. You have stood by the truth. Like it or not that Land belongs to the Jews demarcated by God himself. I salute you.

  6. Kwacha Malawi says:

    Afana Zedi have you read the whole content or you are just comment for the sake of comment. Kenneth Meshoe, a Member of Parliament of South Africa were there during signing MoU document. Don’t oppose for the sake of oppose Afana. What I can advise you is that these issues is so important and sensitive to the World particular. Achimwene bweleraninso kusukulu mukaphunzirenso history then come again to comment a wisely, what you are suppose to comment. Israel is their inheritance without any discussion. Its like Lake Malawi issue, Tanzanian people has no any inheritance or any part. Iwe ndiye mwa a m’modzi odzudzula boma kuti akugwiritsa government resources pamene iwenso uli pagalimoto ya boma, mafuta aboma, antchito aboma, kupanda nzeru basi. A Malawi let us reasoning together (Isaiah 1:18-19) not play blaming game sizitithandiza mpakana Yesu abwera. Read Acts chapter 6, how God chosen leaders in the different positions: choose among you who are known to be (1) full of the Spirit, (2) wisdom; so that they will turn take responsibility over to them. Therefore, check your leader whom you are following if he has above qualities of leadership. He is just opportunist to serve Malawians, if today they have chance to go to State House, did he managed to rectify all the problems we are currently facing light now? Utsogoleri umapweka akamalamulira wina, please advise your leader of opposition to speak building statements not to destruct among Malawian. You knew he is also pastor not only mere pastor but does have that qualities of leadership?

    1. malawi says:

      Kodi inu nde mukuti chiyani nanga muli mbali iti?

    2. My Wallet is like Onion, it makes me cry when open says:

      KWACHA MALAWI, I dont see any reason here to mention Leader of Opposition, watanai Chakwera pamenepa? Shame!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. DZIMWALE says:

    BRAVO Malawi! a way to go,,, What Malawi have done is great, we should not try to put opinion on the TRUTH for TRUTH remain independent of man’s opinion. So if we take the whole middle east seriously, Israel boarder extends to Iran and Iraq; so let this chosen race alone and Malawi have just done a right thing

  8. Afana Zedi says:

    It’s a shame that Malawi signed this paper which sides with Israel, an apartheid state that victimises Palestinians and legal immigrants. Read about how Ethiopian and other immigrants are being abused in Israel. This is the problem when you send reverends to such meetings because all they have read is the Bible, a book that when read literally paints one tribe as God’s chosen and therefore superior to others. This book when read literally promotes the worst kind of violence, eye gouging and bloodshed. What about the suffering Palestinian people? I doubt if South Africa and Cuba were invited to that meeting and if they signed such a document

    1. prof. Odiyayo says:

      Afana Zedi you seem to be ignorant of the historical fact. No Arab under the Sun would dispute the fact that it was the Arabs who are occupier. What Hon Mtonga did was not based on his professional but historical facts. It is you Afana, if I would late Mbuye Chakuamba dictum, are a bulutu.

      1. Aluweka says:

        Once again Malawi has chosen to side with the oppresor. During apartheid we sided with the afrikaner govt who were brutalising our fellow blacks and considered then less human. Today we side with israel. I rest my case

    2. Zachamba says:

      This is not among the list of shameful things that people do.

    3. Nzika ya Malawi says:

      @ Afana Zedi. Well it seems like you are talking about quoran. The book that isis is using to kill, rape maim. Actually, quoran preaches killings, rapping and maiming of non moslems. Your religion is cult

    4. Guest says:

      Why you would defend Arabs and Muslims when they are the ones who are responsible for killings millions of African blacks, including in Darfur, is beyond me? Besides castrating and enslaving millions of others throughout history. And Israel took in those Ethiopians, the only non-African nation that has willingly taken in blacks in history.

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