Israeli Jurist Appointed to UN Human Rights CouncilIsraeli legal scholar Yuval Shani has been selected to sit on a committee advising the notoriously anti-Israeli UN Human Rights Council.
UN's Lukewarm Response to Terror Against IsraelUN head Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on Israelis in Bulgaria but didn't call it terror; the Human Rights Council was silent altogether.
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.
UN Officials Finger Assad Thugs in Houla MassacreObservers say pro-Assad Shabiha thugs killed 108 in Houla 'execution style' – incl. women, children, and entire families
UN Rights Office: Hamas Executions 'Unlawful'Hamas has violated the rights of three executed men, as well as PA law, human rights officials say.
UN Human Rights Chief: No Statute of Limitations for AssadUN human rights chief Navi Pillay says there is enough evidence to prosecute Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for war crimes.
Israel Summons Ambassadors Over UNHRC CommissionAfter severing ties with UNHRC, Israel reprimands Austria and Belgium ambassadors for their countries' voting for 'settlement mission.'
Israel Decides to Sever Ties with UNHRCDecision follows Council's decision to appoint Goldstone-type committee to look into construction in Judea and Samaria.
Israel May Quit the UN Human Rights CouncilFM Lieberman says a UNHRC decision to establish a fact-finding mission to Judea and Samaria may lead to Israel severing ties with the body.
Abbas Quick to Welcome UN Investigation of 'Settlements'PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas says UNHRC mission to investigate communities in Judea and Samaria is "a new international position."
Israel Won't Cooperate with UNHRC's 'Goldstone 2'Diplomatic source: Israel will not cooperate with the UNHRC's “fact-finding mission”, won't legitimize an illegitimate body.
UNHRC Creates 'Goldstone 2' Committee. Netanyahu: HypocrisyNew “fact-finding mission” to investigate Israeli settlements. Prime Minister: "This council ought to be ashamed of itself."
Canada Joins Israel in Blocking Hamas at UNHRCIsrael and Canada joined forces to block a Hamas official from addressing a session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
Hamas Terrorist to Address UN Human Rights CouncilIsmail al-Ashqar will speak to the UNHRC Monday, regarding Hamas terrorists in Israeli jails.
Assad Digs in to Fight as UN Surveys HomsSyria's Bashar al-Assad vowed to continue to battle 'foreign terrorists' as Int'l pressure fails to deter his bloody crackdown on dissent
Red Crescent Allowed into HomsAid workers accompanied by UN aid chief Valerie Amos entered the battered city of Homs as Syrian forces continue to shell other towns.
Syria Storms Out of UN Human Rights MeetingSyria’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva threw a tantrum and then stormed out of an emergency session of the UNHRC.
UN Panel May Accuse Syrian Leaders of War CrimesA UN commission of inquiry has quietly submitted a sealed envelope listing Syrian leaders who may be accused of crimes against humanity.
UN Human Rights Chief: 'End Killing in Syria Now'The head of the United Nations Human Rights Commission calls on the world to "take effective action" to stop the killing in Syria.
Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading ActivistsFour leading anti-government activists were killed Thursday by Assad loyalist forces in an ambush in the northwestern Idlib province.
Syria's Assad Rallies Supporters in DamascusSyrian President Bashar al-Assad appeared in public Wednesday in Damascus for the first time in months to rally supporters.
Syria Death Toll: 1,000 Dead in 10 DaysThe UN Security Council has been warned: Syrian citizens are dying by the thousands -- 1,000 in the first 10 days of December.
Syrians Vote Despite Battles in the StreetSyrians went out to vote in a nationwide municipal election Monday, despite continued violence and a feeling the polls were useless.
Syrian Opposition Calls General Strike, Fears BloodbathSyrian opposition forces call a general strike hoping to hasten the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, despite fears of a bloodbath.
Syrian FM: Assad's Words Distorted by State DeptSyria's Foreign Ministry is working on damage control, denying President Assad refused to take responsibility for the actions of his troops.
Assad Tells ABC: 'We Don't Kill Our People'Syrian President Assad tells ABC's Barbara Walters, "No government in the world [would] kill its people unless it's led by a crazy person."
Syria Accepts Arab League ObserversSyria has aquiesced to an Arab League ultimatum to accept a delegation of observers, or face U.N. involvement.
UN Official: Syria 'On Cusp of Civil War'The Syrian National Council and Free Syrian Army agreed to cooperate; top UN rights official says Syria is approaching 'civil war.'
Arab League Adds Travel Ban, Tightens Sanctions on SyriaThe Cairo-based Arab League has tightened its sanctions on Syria, listing 17 high-ranking officials on a travel ban to other Arab nations.
Kuwait Warns Citizens 'Leave Syria Now'Kuwait warned its citizens Thursday to leave Syria "to ensure their safety" while they still can.
UNHRC Charges Syria's Assad with Crimes Against HumanityThe UN Human Rights Council has decided Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is guilty of crimes against humanity committed by his troops.
Syrian Death Toll Rises to More than 2,900The death toll in Syria has risen to 2,900 since the start of the anti-government grassroots uprising seven months ago, the U.N. reports.
Syria: At Least 17 Shot Dead in HamaAt least 17 were shot dead by security forces in the Syrian protests city of Hama; UN names 'rights panel' for Syria.
UN: Syrian Death Toll Tops 2,600UN Human Rights commissioner Navi Pillay says the civilian death toll in Syria has reached 2,600.
"Qaddafi is gone... it’s now your turn, Bashar"Gunmen loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad killed 10 during protests in which demonstrators chanted he would follow in Qaddafi's steps.
Hizbullah Slams UN Human Rights Council ReportHizbullah slammed the UN Human Rights Council for a report saying its members murdered Syrian soldiers who deserted the Assad regime.
UNHRC Gave Assad, Other Dictators a Free Pass, Study ShowsRights Commissioner turned a blind eye to most of the world’s worst abusers, UN Watch found.
US Envoy Wants UN to Jettison Goldstone ReportUS Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice wants the Goldstone Report to "no longer be a subject of discussion."
Muslim Student Attacks UN Rights Council for Anti-Israel BiasA Muslim student spoke for European Union of Jewish students at the UN Rights Council. “Why is Israel condemned while Arab violators or ignored?”
UN Suspends Libya from Human Rights CouncilUN General Assembly passes a resolution suspending Libya from Human Rights Council.
UN Human Rights Council at Work: Praise for Libya 4 Months AgoLess than four months before Qaddafi’s forces massacred protesters, UN Human Rights Council members praised him for promoting human rights.
Ayalon To UNHRC Head: Youo Commission Harms PeaceUN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay is in Israel. Dep. Foreign Min. faces her with criticism of the body that a US Rep. called 'that beast.'
Republican Effort to Cut Funding for 'Beast' UNHRCRep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) thinks money for biased UN body is a waste of US taxpayer dollars.
Obama's UN Officials Silent on Anti-Israel Statements at UNThe US was silent on anti-Israel statements by Syria and Lebanon at a UN panel, which adopted nine resolutions solely against Israel this month.
Israel Demands 'Real Reform' of UN Human Rights CouncilIsrael is demanding the United Nations implement “real reform” of its Human Rights Council, which singles out Israel in its permanent agenda.
As Predicted, UNHRC Blames Israel in Flotilla ProbeThe UN's Human Rights Council condemns Israel in its flotilla probe. PM terms report “tendentious, distorted.”
Israel to UNHRC: Right to Maintain Maritime Blockade of GazaIsrael is within its international legal rights to enforce a maritime blockade of Gaza, the Jewish State reminds the UN Human Rights Committee.
UNHRC Condemns Israel, Votes to Probe IncidentThe United Nations Human Rights Council has condemned Israel's interception of the flotilla. Lieberman: we have no fear of investigation.
UN Criticizes US Use of Drones in Killing Al Qaeda's No. 3The United Nations has criticized America's use of armed CIA drones to kill the Number 3 commander in the Al Qaeda terrorist group.
UNRWA to Receive Dollars - but for What?With the approval of Def. Min. Barak, Israel once again allows UNRWA in Gaza to receive millions of dollars. Hamas apparently makes a percentage.
The UN Human Rights Council and Moral RelativismMoral relativists justify immoral practices.
First Impressions of Netanyahu at the UNNetanyahu showed outstanding courage, saying things that even pro-Israel activists reserve for their Facebook Friends so as not to be attacked.
Why Are Those Jews So Assertive?The selectivity of the outrage against Israel would be nonsensical if it were really about human rights. But it’s not.