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Akunis: How Can Schabas be Taken Seriously?

Likud MK dismisses UN's probe on Gaza, points out the anti-Israel stance of the head of the panel, William Schabas.Elad Benari, 8/18/2014, 7:22 AM

Watch Schabas on Netanyahu: 'Greatest Threat'

UN Gaza probe leader caught on tape with anti-Israel bias again, this time slamming PM in 2010 at 'lawfare' conference.Ari Yashar, 8/17/2014, 5:51 PM

NY Senator Demands UNHRC Dismiss Schabas

Sen. Charles Schumer says he will push for the U.S. to cut its financial support for UNHRC if Schabas heads Gaza inquiry.Elad Benari, 8/17/2014, 7:02 AM

Sderot Residents in UNHRC Complaint against Hamas

International petition with 46,000 signatures calls on Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to prosecute the leaders of Hamas and Qatar.Gil Ronen, 8/14/2014, 3:53 PM

Canada Slams UNHRC Gaza Committee 'Sham'

Canadian FM Baird says decision by UN to investigate 'war crimes' allegations against Israel is 'an utter shame and will do nothing.'Dalilt Halevy, Ari Yashar, 8/14/2014, 7:29 AM

Liberman: No Cooperating with UNHRC's Gaza Probe

Foreign Minister says UN and UNHRC are "hypocritical", says Israel shouldn't cooperate with their probes.Elad Benari, 8/14/2014, 5:43 AM

Netanyahu: UN Grants Legitimacy to Terrorists

UNHRC overlooks massacres committed by Hamas, IS, in favor of investigating Israel for defending itself against rocket attacks from Gaza.AFP, Arutz Sheva, 8/13/2014, 6:45 PM

UN Comm. on Israel 'Like IS Religious Tolerance'

Israeli Ambassador to UN Ron Prosor slams 'war crimes' committee headed by anti-Israel prof., suggests adding Assad as member.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 8/13/2014, 9:48 AM

PA Confident UN Committee Will Find Israel Guilty

PA FM in Venezuela says commission will 'demonstrate Israel committed war crimes, crimes against humanity.'Ari Yashar, 8/12/2014, 10:54 PM

Lapid Slams 'Ridiculous' UN 'War Crimes' Committee

Fighting 'certainly could restart again tomorrow at midnight' says Lapid, warning this time 'we will strike much harder.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 8/12/2014, 10:00 PM

Clooney's Fiancée Rejects UN's Gaza Panel

Amal Alamuddin, was named to the UN panel that will investigate Israel’s alleged “war crimes”, says she's too busy to take part.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2014, 4:42 AM

Israel, U.S. Reject UN's Gaza Panel

Israel’s Foreign Ministry blasts UNHRC panel on Gaza, says panel members have already made up their minds.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 8/12/2014, 3:14 AM

UN Names Panel to Investigate Israeli 'War Crimes'

Canada's William Schabas to head UNHRC panel that will investigate allegations that Israel violated humanitarian law.Elad Benari, 8/12/2014, 12:13 AM

Bolivia Claims Israel a 'Terror State'

President Evo Morales renounces Israel's visa exemption, kowtows to international community's opinions of Gaza.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2014, 10:09 PM

ADL: UNHRC Inquiry a 'Perversion' of Power

ADL calls inquiry into Operation Protective Edge 'absurd,' predicts 'harsh, biased, and fundamentally flawed' outcome.Tova Dvorin, 7/24/2014, 11:56 AM

U.S., Canada Criticize UNHRC

United States and Canada criticize the United Nations Human Rights Council over its intention to investigate the IDF's operations in Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/24/2014, 4:16 AM

Liberman: UNHRC is Council for Terrorist Rights

Foreign Minister slams United Nations Human Rights Council over its intention to investigate the IDF's operations in Gaza.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 7/24/2014, 1:13 AM

Israel Rejects UNHRC Gaza Probe 'Travesty'

Prime Minister's spokesperson says decision to investigate Israel instead of Hamas is a 'travesty', dismisses UN 'kangaroo court'.Ari Soffer, 7/23/2014, 8:27 PM

UNHRC Chief: Israel 'War Crimes' in Gaza Likely

Commissioner Navi Pillay opened an emergency UN debate on Gaza, said there is a 'strong possibility' Israel is violating law.Gil Ronen, 7/23/2014, 12:04 PM

UNHRC Calls Emergency Meeting Over Protective Edge

UNHRC calls meeting on behalf of Arab states, weeks after High Commissioner claimed Israel's self-defense was 'illegitimate.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2014, 4:23 PM

PA Official: Israel Follows International Law

Palestinian envoy to UN Human Rights Council says Hamas rockets are 'crimes against humanity', while Israeli strikes are legal.Ari Soffer, 7/13/2014, 1:29 PM

UNHRC Attacks Israel Over Self-Defense

UN Human Rights Commissioner accuses Israel of 'breaching international law' in stopping Gaza attacks.Tova Dvorin, 7/11/2014, 5:23 PM

Dictators Unite at UN to Slam Israeli 'Violations'

For an hour before Racheli Frenkel spoke at UNHRC, reps from repressive regimes such as N. Korea and Sudan condemned 'colonial' Israel.Ari Yashar, 6/24/2014, 5:17 PM

Deputy Minister Fires at UNHRC's 'Lack of Shame'

Danny Danon issues fierce condemnation of UN 'hypocrisy' after Israel repeatedly condemned over search for kidnapped teens.Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 3:13 PM

Kidnapped Teen's Mother Speaks Out at the UN

"It is wrong to take children and use them as an instrument in any struggle. You are responsible for human rights."Tova Dvorin, 6/24/2014, 12:25 PM

PM Condemns 'Hypocrisy' in UN Human Rights Council

Netanyahu brands UNHRC a 'procession of hypocrisy'; council also under fire for whitewashing Saudi human rights abuses.Ari Soffer, 3/30/2014, 1:51 PM

Imprisoned Saudi Princesses Cry for Help

Princesses allegedly locked in a Jeddah palace say royal family is starving them, call on world leaders to stop 'gender apartheid.'Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2014, 8:46 AM

Goldstone Co-Author Could Replace Falk at UN

UN Watch reveals the identity of yet another anti-Israel candidate pushed by Arab states to replace Richard Falk as "rights expert."Elad Benari, 3/28/2014, 5:42 AM

Anti-Israel Ambassador to Replace Falk?

UNHRC under pressure from Arabs to appoint Indonesia's former UN ambassador as expert to probe Israel's conduct towards Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 3/27/2014, 5:12 AM

US Leadership Needed as UN Human Rights Council Meets

Keith Harper, a noted advocate for Native American and human rights, would be a light piercing through the darkness at the UN.Att'y Richard D. Heideman, 2/25/2014, 10:48 PM

Israel Guilty of 'Apartheid', Says Falk

In his final report to the UN, “human rights expert” Richard Falk accuses Israel of a "systematic oppression of the Palestinian people".Elad Benari, 2/25/2014, 5:43 AM

Liberman Seeks ‘New Page’ with UN Rights Council

Liberman expresses interest in fresh start vis-a-vis UNHRC, after cutting ties in 2012 due to persistent bias.Maayana Miskin, 1/14/2014, 8:24 PM

Samantha Power Welcomes Israel to UNHRC

"For far too long Israel has been unfairly excluded" at the UN, says American ambassador.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 5:44 AM

Israel Accepted to Join UN Human Rights Council

Israel slated for membership in Western European and Others Group, formal invitation to come soon from oft-critical UNHRC.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 9:11 AM

Israel to Join United Nations Human Rights Council

In total about-face, UNHRC accepts Israel. Analysts: Israel threatened to leave UN; UN feared Syria, North Korea to follow.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2013, 11:06 AM

Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRC

Irony: Countries with questionable human rights records win seats on none other than the UN Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 11/13/2013, 5:43 AM

The UNHRC's Standing Agenda Against Israel

Interview with Hillel Neuer of UN Watch: "Politicization reigns when it comes to Israel."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 11/5/2013, 10:54 PM

Israel to UN: Unfair Treatment Must Come to an End

Israel attended the United Nation Human Rights Council in Geneva after an 18-month boycott.Tova Dvorin, 10/30/2013, 1:44 AM

HRW Praises Israeli Attendance at UN Rights Review

Human Rights Watch praises Israeli submission to UN Human Rights Council review, but calls for further concessions.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2013, 8:08 PM

Israel to Attend UN Human Rights Review

Israel confirms it will attend the United Nations Human Rights Council Periodic Review, scheduled for Tuesday.Elad Benari, 10/28/2013, 12:08 AM

Foreign Ministry Rips UN's 'One-Issue' Pillay

Ministry: OHCHR "dysfunctional," Pillay becoming a "one-issue Commissioner."Gil Ronen, 9/26/2013, 9:17 PM

Israel: UN Holds 'Guinness Record' for Hypocrisy

Ambassador to UN slams requests by Iran, Syria to join UN Human Rights CommissionGil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 7/11/2013, 9:25 PM

Bedouin Predicts Syrian President May Win

A Negev Bedouin predicts the Syrian death toll could even double and Bashar al-Assad will survive in office, thanks to Iran.Chana Ya'ar, 6/16/2013, 12:42 PM

UN Demands Israel Freeze All Yesha Construction

The United Nations has demanded that Israel immediately freeze all construction in Judea, Samaria and significant parts of Jerusalem.Chana Ya'ar, 3/18/2013, 3:09 PM

Lieberman: UNHRC Report Belongs in Garbage

Yisrael Beytenu chairman launches a scathing attack on the UNHRC over call on Israel to withdraw from Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 2/1/2013, 2:13 AM

Israel Boycotts Review at UN Human Rights Council

Israel boycotts a UNHRC review of its rights situation, after cutting off ties with the body due to ongoing bias.Elad Benari, 1/30/2013, 5:42 AM

Real Refugees: Children Die of Cold in Syrian Camp

Families on the run from violence in Syria face danger from the winter cold. UN continues to spend on Palestinian “refugees". Maayana Miskin, 11/30/2012, 12:16 PM

NGO Urges Basic Fact-Finding Standards for UN Body

Watchdog group to UN: Don’t be like Goldstone – check your facts and reveal your sources.Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2012, 9:24 AM

Outrage as UN Report Calls for Israel Boycott

The UN investigator tasked with Israel-PA affairs openly supports a boycott of companies doing business in Israeli cities in Judea, Samaria.Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2012, 11:39 AM

One Industry that Will Never Boycott Israel

What possible business could promote and facilitate Israel – boycotting on the one hand while flouting the boycott on the other? Steve Apfel, 10/20/2012, 11:00 PM

Israeli Jurist Appointed to UN Rights Council

Israeli legal scholar Yuval Shani has been selected to sit on a committee advising the notoriously anti-Israeli UN Human Rights Council., 9/7/2012, 1:09 PM

UN's Lukewarm Response to Terror Against Israel

UN head Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on Israelis in Bulgaria but didn't call it terror; the Human Rights Council was silent altogether. Chana Ya'ar, 7/19/2012, 10:56 AM

UNRHC Appoints Officials for 'Settlement Mission'

UNHRC appoints officials to conduct a fact-finding mission on 'Israeli settlements.' Israel: the mission is flawed and biased.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/6/2012, 10:36 PM

UN Officials Finger Assad Thugs in Houla Massacre

Observers say pro-Assad Shabiha thugs killed 108 in Houla 'execution style' – incl. women, children, and entire families Gabe Kahn, 5/29/2012, 9:32 PM

UN Rights Office: Hamas Executions 'Unlawful'

Hamas has violated the rights of three executed men, as well as PA law, human rights officials say.Gabe Kahn, 4/20/2012, 3:46 PM

Pillay: No Statute of Limitations for Assad

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says there is enough evidence to prosecute Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for war crimes.Gabe Kahn, 3/29/2012, 4:04 PM

Israel Summons Ambassadors Over UNHRC Commission

After severing ties with UNHRC, Israel reprimands Austria and Belgium ambassadors for their countries' voting for 'settlement mission.'Elad Benari, 3/27/2012, 6:46 AM