Israel asked Canada to reverse decision on funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

CIDA documents on UNRWA prompt fresh questions about role of Jewish lobby groups in policy making.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 07/06/2011 12:00 am EDT

For more than a year, many have suspected that the Harper government's decision to stop providing direct budgetary support to the UN agency responsible for helping Palestinian refugees in the Middle East was made at the behest of Israel.

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