UN Revises Statistics on Deaths in Gaza – Intercessors for America

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For months, Hamas has claimed that Israeli soldiers have killed tens of thousands of innocent Palestinians. The terrorists used these claims to turn much of the world against Israel. But recent U.N. revisions cast doubt on those numbers.

From WORLD. The UN’s Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has quietly revised the number of women and children who were supposed to have died during Israel’s ongoing war with Hamas terrorists. The UN has reduced nearly by half the number of women and children included in its total number of fatalities. …

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What was the office previously reporting? WORLD obtained an OCHA infographic from May 1, that is archived online. It shows the total casualties at 34,568 with more than 9,500 being women and more than 14,500 being children.

What is the office currently reporting? As of Monday morning, the infographic on OCHA’s website, dated May 9 … reports the number of women and children’s deaths as dramatically lower. The May 9 OCHA graphic reports fewer than 5,000 women have died and under 8,000 children.

Does the UN provide any explanation for the revised figures? The infographic makes no mention of the changes. …

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies Director of Research David Adesnik called on OCHA to clarify the changes, saying the UN has seemingly recognized a lack of evidence behind Hamas’ original claims. …

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(Excerpt from WORLD. Photo Credit: Musa Zanoun/Pexels via Canva Pro)

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