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 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

UN: ISIS 'Almost Certainly' Committed War Crimes

UN's human rights chief, Navi Pillay, says ISIS terrorists have almost certainly committed war crimes by executing hundreds in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2014, 3:45 AM

UN Blames Israel for Local Problems

UN's Human Rights High Commissioner says that "settlements" and "attacks by settlers" are a "major source" of trouble in the region.Elad Benari, 3/25/2014, 5:16 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

UN Human Rights Chief: Assad Ordered War Crimes

Despite mounting evidence of massive human rights violations, UNHRC head's statements the first time Assad directly blamed.Ari Soffer, 12/2/2013, 4:56 PM

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

UN: Assad Directly Responsible for Atrocities

The UN has evidence that Assad is directly orchestrating atrocities against his opponents, says Commissioner for Human Rights.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/8/2013, 2:18 AM

UN Estimates Syria Death Toll at More than 60,000

More than 60,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since March of 2011, says the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.Elad Benari, 1/3/2013, 4:17 AM

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

After Pillay Comments, Eritreans Likely to Stay

Israel faced a setback in efforts to deport illegal aliens who have moved into Israel, after a top UN official accused Eritrea of tortureDavid Lev, 6/18/2012, 10:44 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

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

UN Stops Counting Syria Death Toll

UN stops counting the death toll in Syria's crackdown on protesters, says it is "too difficult" to get information.Elad Benari, 1/26/2012, 7:15 AM

UN Report: Syria Deaths Top 5,000

UNHRC chief Navi Pillay revised her count of the death toll in Syria upward by 1,000; repeated calls to refer Syria to the ICC.Gabe Kahn., 12/13/2011, 5:32 PM

UN Calls for Protection in Syria

The United Nations’ human rights chief calls on the international community to protect Syrian civilians. The bloodshed continues.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/2/2011, 9:40 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

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