Liberman: UNHRC is the 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, Compares it to Goldstone Report

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

UN 'Human Rights' Chief Accuses Israel of 'War Crimes'

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 Admits: Israel Follows International Law, We Don't

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

UN Human Rights Commissioner 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 UNHRC 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

Prime Minister Issues Scathing Attack on 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 Give Emotional Plea 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

Arab States Pushing for 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 Final Report

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 UNHRC: "Israel's 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 Decision to Attend 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 Warns Syria's Assad Could Win, Death Toll Could Double

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 Construction in Judea, Samaria

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 Heap of History

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

The Real Refugees: Children Die of Cold in Syrian Camps

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 Human 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

UN Human Rights Chief: 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

Israel Decides to Sever Ties with UNHRC

Decision follows Council's decision to appoint Goldstone-type committee to look into construction in Judea and Samaria.Gil Ronen, 3/26/2012, 3:49 PM

Israel May Quit the UN Human Rights Council

FM Lieberman says a UNHRC decision to establish a fact-finding mission to Judea and Samaria may lead to Israel severing ties with the body.Gabe Kahn., 3/23/2012, 12:58 PM

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."Elad Benari, 3/23/2012, 7:15 AM

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. Netanyahu: Hypocrisy

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 Syrian Leaders 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 in Damascus

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