Occupation saves babies

You read an article like this:

A report commissioned by the United Nations says Palestinian terrorism is the “inevitable consequence” of Israeli occupation — a claim Israel rejected Tuesday as inflammatory.The report — posted on the U.N. Human Rights Council’s Web site — says that while Palestinian terrorist acts are deplorable, “they must be understood as being a painful but inevitable consequence of colonialism, apartheid or occupation.”

The report accuses the Jewish state of acts and policies consistent with all three.

and you wonder how does it jibe with this?

Palestinian Infant Mortality Rate Lowest in Arab Countries

Or as LGF writes:

For all of the wailing and screaming over Israel’s brutality toward Palestinians, here’s a chart helpfully provided by Reuters Alertnet showing that infant mortality in the Palestinian Authority is lower than in any of the surrounding Arab countries.

Ironically, even the person who seemingly commissioned the report doesn’t seem much impressed with it.

The 25-page report will be presented next month to the 47-nation rights council, which has been criticized — even by its founder, former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan — for spending most of its time reproaching one government, Israel’s, over alleged abuses.

Has Kofi Annan shed his anti-Israel stance since retiring as Secretary General?