Britain Lists Israel as ‘Country of Concern’ on Rights Report

The British Foreign Office included the state of Israel in its report on human rights violators, alongside Iran.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 4:24 PM

US Urges Israel to Partake in UN Human Rights Review

US urges Israel to partake in UN review of human rights situation despite state’s decision to cut ties with council due to blatant bias.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/25/2013, 2:13 AM

UN: Syrians Face Starvation From Civil War

Syrians will starve this year and probably for years to come without international assistance, the United Nations warned Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/24/2013, 12:38 PM

Group: Human Rights Watch Again Lying About Israel

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is once again leveling false charges against Israel, said watchdog NGO MonitorDavid Lev, 12/20/2012, 9:56 PM

Human Rights Violators to Join UN Rights Council; US May Lose

Human rights groups warn that many countries up for seats on UN Human Rights Council are unfit under UN membership criteria.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/12/2012, 9:31 AM

No Humanitarian Aid on Estelle Ship, Says IDF

The IDF has confirmed that there was no humanitarian aid on the Estelle, the boat which sought to break Israel’s naval blockade on Gaza.Elad Benari, 10/21/2012, 3:41 AM

South Sudanese Judicial System to be Revamped

South Sudan's Chief Justice Chan Reech: mobile courts to deal with a “backlog of cases in its justice system.” Scott Krane, U.S., 10/12/2012, 8:58 PM

Aid Agencies: Worldwide Appeal for Syria's Displaced Citizens

International aid agencies issued an appeal for Syria's displaced citizens, saying more than 1.5 million have been driven from their homes.Chana Ya'ar, 8/23/2012, 7:38 PM

Syrian UNHRC Envoy Defects as UN Aid Official Heads to Syria

As UN humanitarian chief Valarie Amos heads to Syria, Geneva-based UN human rights envoy Danny Al-Baaj announced he would abandon Assad.Chana Ya'ar, 8/13/2012, 7:23 PM

Int'l Aid Groups Blame Israel That Gaza Water Unfit to Drink

Two international aid organizations claim that Gaza's water is unfit to drink, but they blame Israel for the problem.Chana Ya'ar, 6/14/2012, 12:43 PM

PA Shuts Down Human Rights Organization

The Palestinian Authority has shut down a branch of a human rights organization, officials said Friday. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/15/2012, 2:21 PM

US Human Rights Group: Syrian Army Using Human Shields

A US-based human rights group has accused the Syrian government army of using human shields in its war on rebels.Chana Ya'ar, 3/25/2012, 1:51 PM

UK's Cameron Warns: Human Rights Court Fails to Fight Terrorism

David Cameron, speaking before the Council of Europe, talked about needed reforms in the European Court of Human Rights.Amiel Ungar, 1/26/2012, 10:58 PM

European Human Rights Court Bans Al Qaeda Preacher's Deportation

A preacher suspected of bombings in Jordan will soon be free in Britain because the European Court of Human Rights blocked his deportation.Amiel Ungar, 1/19/2012, 5:43 AM

Egyptians Protest Gov't Raid on Pro-Democracy NGOs

The Egyptian Social Democratic Party called for a demonstration Monday night to protest last week's raid on a group of pro-democracy NGOs. Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2012, 8:21 PM

Arab League: Assad Making Observer Mission a 'Mockery'

The 88-member Arab Parliament has called for the Arab League to withdraw its observers from Syria saying it is 'giving Assad a cover'Gabe Kahn., 1/2/2012, 6:23 PM

Syrian Army Defectors Kill Loyalist Troops

Clashes at dawn between Syrian Army defectors and government loyalist troops left 27 soldiers and security personnel dead on Thursday.Chana Ya'ar, 12/15/2011, 10:25 AM

Business Owners Suffer from Car Glut in Gaza

It's a small region -- and car dealers in Gaza are complaining that the market is becoming glutted. Chana Ya'ar, 12/7/2011, 3:03 PM

UN Says Syria Guilty of Crimes against Humanity

A United Nations human rights panel accuses Syria of committing war crimes in its brutal suppression of the Arab Spring uprising. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/29/2011, 9:24 AM

UNESCO Accepts Syria for Human Rights Committees

UNESCO's executive board has unanimously approved Syria's membership on two human rights committees.Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2011, 1:36 PM

Bahrain Admits "Excessive Force" During Unrest

Bahrain's government admitted excessive force and prisoner mistreatment during unrest in the kingdom earlier this year.Gabe Kahn., 11/21/2011, 11:01 PM

Egypt: Man Gets Jail for Facebook Posts

Despite hopes for freedom, Egypt continues to jail citizens for “insulting Islam.” Man gets jail, hard labor for Facebook posts.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2011, 8:47 PM

Humanitarian Aid Continues to Flow Into Gaza Via Israel

Gaza continues to receive tons of humanitarian supplies via Israel while spending its money to reward terrorists for murdering Israelis.Chana Ya'ar, 10/23/2011, 7:38 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

Cameron Takes Aim at Immigration, Rights Policies

British prime minister David Cameron said he wants to scrap the Human Rights Act and cancel citizenship for foreign workers.Gabe Kahn., 10/4/2011, 9:16 PM

PA Residents: Where are 'Human Rights' when PA Oppresses Us?

PA Arabs rally against wave of detentions, ask where human rights groups are when PA oppresses its people.Maayana Miskin, 8/12/2011, 1:32 PM

Video: Who Denies the Palestinians’ Human Rights?

While the PA claims that Israel violates the Arabs' human rights, a new video shows who really does so: their Arab cousins.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/29/2011, 9:15 PM

Iran Using Executions to Quell Dissent

Human rights group say Iran is executing nearly two people per day, many in secret, to quell dissent.Gabe Kahn., 7/12/2011, 10:20 PM

IDF Delivers Goods to Gaza but Flotilla Leader Claims ’Blockade’

The IDF oversees the shipment of 6,000 tons of food, fuel, goods and material to Gaza every day as flotilla leaders allege a “blockade” exists.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/29/2011, 12:14 AM

Assad Forms National Dialogue Committee

Syrian President Assad forms a committee to set up bases for a national dialogue, releases political prisoners.Elad Benari, 6/2/2011, 4:43 AM

Syria, Candidate for UN Rights Council, Cuts Off Water Supplies

Syria, a candidate for the UN Human Rights Council, cuts off water and electricity to the city of Dara'a, near Jordan. Army seals border. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/27/2011, 9:35 AM

British Government Runs Out of Appeals on Prisoner Franchise

The European Human Rights Court quashed a British appeal and set a deadline for prisoner voting.Amiel Ungar, 4/14/2011, 9:17 AM

Despite Attacks, IDF Sends Food, Supplies to Gaza

Despite ongoing attacks, the IDF has continued its policy of transferring food, medicine, and other items to GazaDavid Lev, 4/12/2011, 9:18 PM

Israel Rewards Hamas with Building Material for Schools, Homes

Hamas still holds Gilad Shalit and cancels another ceasefire, but Israel allows transfer of material for Gaza homes and schools.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/4/2011, 10:18 AM

Doctors in Rambam Save Gaza Toddler

A two-year-old girl from Gaza is recovering well following life-saving surgery at Rambam Hospital.Maayana Miskin, 2/24/2011, 4:18 AM

LatmaTV: Suicide Terrorists Join Human Rights Movement

Latma, winner of IMW's 2011 Media Criticism Prize, has suicide terrorists joining human rights group, criticizing attempts to investigate funding.INN Staff, 1/17/2011, 9:40 PM

IDF Trains Officers for Helping Arab Civilians during Battle

The IDF is ready for the media and international criticism during the next war by training officers to help civilians during fighting.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/28/2010, 3:45 PM

Attacks on Jews Continue, As Does Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

Rock attacks on Jewish drivers continue in Judea and Samaria, while Arabs in Gaza received thousands of tons of humanitarian aid supplies as usual.Chana Ya'ar, 12/23/2010, 6:28 PM

Israeli Hospitals Treat 180,000 PA Arabs

180,000 PA Arabs were treated in Israeli hospitals last year, IDF Civil Administration reports.Maayana Miskin, 11/27/2010, 8:22 PM

Carter a 'No Show' in Gaza

Former US President Jimmy Carter bowed out at the last minute and inexplicably did not join the global Elders group in touring Gaza from Egypt.Chana Ya'ar, 10/17/2010, 2:48 PM

Israel Delivers Aid to Gaza, Even Under Rocket Fire

Hundreds of tons of construction materials are delivered to Gaza along with more humanitarian aid, even as its terrorists fire rockets at Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 9/14/2010, 5:58 PM

Justice Ministry Holding Up Classrooms in Judea, Samaria

Human Rights group furious with Deputy Attorney General for delaying building of 23 classrooms.Gil Ronen, 8/4/2010, 8:30 PM

Bargain Prices for 'Zionist' Clothes in New Gaza Luxury Mall

As Hamas leaders complain Israel is causing poverty, a new luxury mall opens in Gaza, complete with air conditioning, Israeli and foreign goods. Maayana Miskin, 7/19/2010, 4:55 PM

Human Rights Groups: Disband Leftist Team in Justice Ministry

NGOs meeting Attorney General to claim team headed by Shai Nitzan hounds Jewish communities.Gil Ronen, 7/7/2010, 8:20 PM

US Praise for Israel's 'New Deal' for Gaza

The US is singing praises of Israel’s new “positive” Gaza policy: an import list that defines only what is prohibited.Hana Levi Julian, 7/6/2010, 11:18 AM

Aid to Gaza Flows Despite Rocket Attacks on Israel

Humanitarian aid continues to flow into Gaza despite the stepped-up rocket attacks on southern Israeli communities emanating from the region.Hana Levi Julian, 7/1/2010, 1:30 PM

The Week's Assistance to Gaza, June 6-12

Last week more than 12,000 tons of humanitarian aid and more than a million tons of fuel were delivered to Gaza.Hana Levi Julian , 6/17/2010, 12:27 PM

Israel to Ease Blockade but Maintain Sea Embargo

Israel has agreed to ease its blockade of the material and goods into Gaza but will continue its maritime blockade.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/14/2010, 6:45 PM

A Tale of Two Worlds: Gaza and the Global Village

Gazans’ life expectancy is well above average; infant mortality rates are far higher in famine-plagued countries, but world aid pours in to PA. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/9/2010, 2:44 PM

Obama to Offer More Aid to Gaza Despite Benefits for Hamas

Obama’s balancing act: More aid to Gaza but not to Hamas, ease blockade without hurting Israel or PA, smooth Abbas’s feathers over flotilla clash.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/9/2010, 10:01 AM

Photo Evidence of ‘Myth of Siege of Gaza’

An Israeli study explodes the "myth of the siege of Gaza. The Washington Post reports: Pharmacies look as well-supplied as a typical Rite Aid.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/9/2010, 8:28 AM

Video: Hamas Refuses Flotilla Aid

Supplies carried aboard the Gaza flotilla and unloaded in Ashdod are waiting for Hamas – but the terrorist group hasn't come to pick them up.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2010, 8:47 AM

Video: Free Gaza – from Hamas

A “Free Gaza- from Hamas” video intersperses its terror with evidence of plenty of food and merchandise. Hamas still blocking humanitarian aid.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/7/2010, 7:03 PM

'Humanitarian Aid’ to Gaza Bypasses Fatah Members

Hamas is using its stranglehold on Gaza to prevent humanitarian aid from reaching supporters of the rival Fatah party, Der Spiegel reports.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/6/2010, 1:21 PM

Israel's Aid to Gaza: 'No PA Arab Denied Medical Care'

No PA Arab in Gaza has been denied medical care in Israel, officials say – but if the PA prevents access, there is nothing Israel can do.Hana Levi Julian, 5/26/2010, 3:54 PM

Foreign Ministry: Flotilla Organizers Promote Agenda, Not Aid

Israel says organizers of a flotilla hoping to force its way into Gaza want to promote a political agenda, rather than offer aid.Hana Levi Julian and Yoni Kempinski, 5/25/2010, 5:35 PM

The Week's Assistance to Gaza, May 9-14

More than 14,000 tons of humanitarian aid were delivered to Gaza residents last week through the various crossings with Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 5/20/2010, 1:55 PM