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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.Elad Benari, 3/23/2012, 6:12 AM

UNHRC Creates 'Goldstone 2' Committee

New “fact-finding mission” to investigate Israeli settlements. Prime Minister: "This council ought to be ashamed of itself."Gil Ronen, 3/22/2012, 8:14 PM

Canada Joins Israel in Blocking Hamas at UNHRC

Israel and Canada joined forces to block a Hamas official from addressing a session of the UN Human Rights Council in GenevaGabe Kahn., 3/20/2012, 5:34 PM

Hamas Terrorist to Address UN Human Rights Council

Ismail al-Ashqar will speak to the UNHRC Monday, regarding Hamas terrorists in Israeli jails.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2012, 10:20 PM

Assad Digs in to Fight as UN Surveys Homs

Syria's Bashar al-Assad vowed to continue to battle 'foreign terrorists' as Int'l pressure fails to deter his bloody crackdown on dissentGabe Kahn., 3/8/2012, 4:00 PM

Red Crescent Allowed into Homs

Aid workers accompanied by UN aid chief Valerie Amos entered the battered city of Homs as Syrian forces continue to shell other towns.Gabe Kahn., 3/7/2012, 9:25 PM

Syria Storms Out of UN Human Rights Meeting

Syria’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva threw a tantrum and then stormed out of an emergency session of the UNHRC.Gabe Kahn., 2/28/2012, 8:31 PM

UN Panel May Accuse Assad of War Crimes

A UN commission of inquiry has quietly submitted a sealed envelope listing Syrian leaders who may be accused of crimes against humanity.Chana Ya'ar, 2/23/2012, 4:39 PM

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.Chana Ya'ar, 2/8/2012, 9:09 PM

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists

Four leading anti-government activists were killed Thursday by Assad loyalist forces in an ambush in the northwestern Idlib province.Chana Ya'ar , 1/19/2012, 3:47 PM

Syria's Assad Rallies Supporters

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appeared in public Wednesday in Damascus for the first time in months to rally supporters.Chana Ya'ar, 1/11/2012, 4:20 PM

Syria Death Toll: 1,000 Dead in 10 Days

The UN Security Council has been warned: Syrian citizens are dying by the thousands -- 1,000 in the first 10 days of December.Chana Ya'ar, 12/14/2011, 7:55 PM

Syrians Vote Despite Battles in the Street

Syrians went out to vote in a nationwide municipal election Monday, despite continued violence and a feeling the polls were useless.Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2011, 6:02 PM

Syrian Opposition Calls General Strike

Syrian opposition forces call a general strike hoping to hasten the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, despite fears of a bloodbath.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 1:05 PM

Syria's FM: Assad's Words Distorted

Syria's Foreign Ministry is working on damage control, denying President Assad refused to take responsibility for the actions of his troops.Chana Ya'ar, 12/7/2011, 4:39 PM

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."Chana Ya'ar, 12/7/2011, 4:03 PM

Syria Accepts Arab League Observers

Syria has aquiesced to an Arab League ultimatum to accept a delegation of observers, or face U.N. involvement.Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2011, 6:29 PM

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.'Gabe Kahn., 12/1/2011, 9:29 PM

Arab League Adds 17 Syrians to Travel Ban

The Cairo-based Arab League has tightened its sanctions on Syria, listing 17 high-ranking officials on a travel ban to other Arab nations.Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 5:00 PM

Kuwait Warns Citizens 'Leave Syria Now'

Kuwait warned its citizens Thursday to leave Syria "to ensure their safety" while they still can. Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 4:06 PM

UNHRC: Assad Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity

The UN Human Rights Council has decided Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is guilty of crimes against humanity committed by his troops.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2011, 8:07 PM

Syrian Death Toll Rises to More than 2,900

The 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.Chana Ya'ar, 10/6/2011, 8:09 PM

Syria: At Least 17 Shot Dead in Hama

At least 17 were shot dead by security forces in the Syrian protests city of Hama; UN names 'rights panel' for Syria.Gabe Kahn., 9/13/2011, 8:26 PM

UN: Syrian Death Toll Tops 2,600

UN Human Rights commissioner Navi Pillay says the civilian death toll in Syria has reached 2,600.Gabe Kahn., 9/12/2011, 7:28 PM

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.Gabe Kahn., 8/23/2011, 5:12 PM

Hizbullah Slams UNHRC Report

Hizbullah slammed the UN Human Rights Council for a report saying its members murdered Syrian soldiers who deserted the Assad regime.Gabe Kahn., 8/8/2011, 6:56 PM

UN ‘Gives Dictators Free Pass’

Rights Commissioner turned a blind eye to most of the world’s worst abusers, UN Watch found.Gil Ronen, 6/12/2011, 12:09 AM

US' Rice Wants Goldstone Gone

US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice wants the Goldstone Report to "no longer be a subject of discussion."Gabe Kahn., 4/7/2011, 2:15 AM

Video: Muslim Backs Israel at UN

A Muslim student spoke for European Union of Jewish students at the UN Rights Council. “Why is Israel condemned while Arab violators or ignored?” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/5/2011, 6:34 PM

Libya Suspended from UN Council

UN General Assembly passes a resolution suspending Libya from Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 3/2/2011, 1:15 AM

Video: How UN Praised Libya

Less than four months before Qaddafi’s forces massacred protesters, UN Human Rights Council members praised him for promoting human rights.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/27/2011, 4:12 PM

Ayalon Raps UN Rep

UN 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.'Gil Ronen, 2/9/2011, 5:37 PM

Cutting Funding for UN 'Beast'?

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) thinks money for biased UN body is a waste of US taxpayer dollars.Gil Ronen, 1/25/2011, 11:02 AM

Sound of US Silence in UN

The US was silent on anti-Israel statements by Syria and Lebanon at a UN panel, which adopted nine resolutions solely against Israel this month.Chana Ya'ar, 11/22/2010, 9:27 PM

Israel Demands Real UNHRC Reform

Israel is demanding the United Nations implement “real reform” of its Human Rights Council, which singles out Israel in its permanent agenda.Chana Ya'ar, 10/20/2010, 11:38 AM

As Predicted, UNHRC Slams Israel

The UN's Human Rights Council condemns Israel in its flotilla probe. PM terms report “tendentious, distorted.”Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2010, 11:20 AM

Right to Gaza Maritime Blockade

Israel is within its international legal rights to enforce a maritime blockade of Gaza, the Jewish State reminds the UN Human Rights Committee.Hana Levi Julian, 7/15/2010, 12:51 PM

UNHRC Condemns Israel

The United Nations Human Rights Council has condemned Israel's interception of the flotilla. Lieberman: we have no fear of investigation.Hana Levi Julian, 6/3/2010, 5:19 PM

UN Slams US on Drone Attacks

The United Nations has criticized America's use of armed CIA drones to kill the Number 3 commander in the Al Qaeda terrorist group.Hana Levi Julian, 6/3/2010, 10:28 AM

UNRWA to Receive $ - 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.Hillel Fendel, 5/26/2010, 6:00 PM

The UN Human Rights Council and Moral Relativism

Moral relativists justify immoral practices. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 7/31/2015, 10:26 AM

First Impressions of Netanyahu at the UN

Netanyahu showed outstanding courage, saying things that even pro-Israel activists reserve for their Facebook Friends so as not to be attacked. Jack Engelhard, 9/29/2014, 10:44 PM

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. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 9/14/2014, 8:25 AM