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Elie Wiesel memorialized with bust at Washington National Cathedral

Elie Wiesel memorialized with bust at Washington National Cathedral

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and human rights campaigner, will have his likeness added to the Human Rights Porch.Dan Verbin, 29/04/2021 18:04
Helsinki Committee to declare Pfizer performing unauthorized human experiment in Israel

Helsinki Committee to declare Pfizer performing unauthorized human experiment in Israel

Committee in charge of supervising human trials expected to state vaccine campaign is clinical study and needed pre-approval.Mordechai Sones, 18/01/2021 16:14
ICC rejects human rights claims against China, but continues to pursue Israel

ICC rejects human rights claims against China, but continues to pursue Israel

The ICC says it will not try China over Ughyur violations because it is not a member state, but then neither are Israel and the US. Op-ed..Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, 13/01/2021 21:29
How the Middle East sees Biden and Trump

How the Middle East sees Biden and Trump

Despite Trump’s sometimes inappropriate language, many people in the Middle East support him for a variety of reasons. Op-ed..Rachel Avraham, 01/11/2020 21:00
A new blow to Iran's forgotten Jews

A new blow to Iran's forgotten Jews

Human rights group "3 Generations" should know better than to feature a journalist who denied oppression of Iran's Jews. Op-edDr. Rafael Medoff, 17/10/2020 23:30
Is Dr. Iman Foroutan Iran's rising star?

Is Dr. Iman Foroutan Iran's rising star?

Foroutan has taken upon himself to end the brutal mullah-led Iranian regime. He has the support of many Iranians the world over. Op-ed.Amil Imani, 15/10/2020 10:29
UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

Foreign Ministry: 'Israel has lost any faith in High Commissioner's abilities to promote human rights in our region in fair manner.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 17:32
Elderly man forced to travel to dentist in ambulance

Elderly man forced to travel to dentist in ambulance

Elderly man living in zone then under closure needed urgent dental treatment; police forbade travel forcing him to take ambulance.Mordechai Sones, 05/05/2020 22:55
Investigate settlements? Yes. Investigate cannibalism? No

Investigate settlements? Yes. Investigate cannibalism? No

The ICC is unable to prosecute Equatorial Guinea’s dictator Teodoro Obiang because Equatorial Guinea is not an ICC member state. On the other hand, neither is the USA. Nor is Israel.  Suzie Dym, 05/01/2020 23:57
China slams US after Trump signs bills for Hong Kong rights

China slams US after Trump signs bills for Hong Kong rights

'The U.S. is publicly supporting crazy violent criminals with measures that are extremely evil in nature and dangerous in motive.'Sara Rubenstein, 28/11/2019 17:00
Iran's contribution to human rights

Iran's contribution to human rights

Can you top this? The United Nations Human Rights Council commended Iran for its human rights record. Larry Shapiro, 12/11/2019 07:29
State Dept: Golan Heights is Israeli

State Dept: Golan Heights is Israeli

For the first time, Human Rights Report calls Golan Heights 'Israeli-controlled,' drops reference to 'occupation' in Judea and Samaria.Gary Willig, 13/03/2019 17:42
Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

NGO Monitor scrutinizes B'Tzelem report holding judges themselves as possible war criminals for violation of human rights.Yoni Kempinski, 19/02/2019 17:01
Israeli organizations support Gaza residents

Israeli organizations support Gaza residents

Left-wing human rights groups file petition to Supreme Court demanding government speed up granting of permits to Gaza residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/01/2019 15:38
B'Tselem wins French human rights award

B'Tselem wins French human rights award

Radical Israeli org. and Arab group with ties to PFLP terror org. to jointly receive French Republic 2018 Human Rights Award.Gary Willig, 05/12/2018 17:10
Iran is violating its citizens' human rights

Iran is violating its citizens' human rights

UN report says Iran executed nearly 500 people in 2017, continues violating its citizens' human rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2018 21:29
UN calls on Iran not to execute alleged 'Mossad spy'

UN calls on Iran not to execute alleged 'Mossad spy'

UN human rights experts say trial of Belgium professor accused of spying for Israel featured numerous violations of his rights.AFP, 20/12/2017 19:33
Watch: Israeli aid comes to South Sudan

Watch: Israeli aid comes to South Sudan

Israel grants humanitarian aid to residents of village in South Sudan hit by drought.Nitzan Keidar, 23/08/2017 19:13
U.S. to delay some aid to Egypt

U.S. to delay some aid to Egypt

United States to deny Egypt $95.7 million in aid and delay a further $195 million due to concern over its human rights record.Elad Benari, 23/08/2017 00:04
Bureaucratic euthenasia and Charlie Gard

Bureaucratic euthenasia and Charlie Gard

The terrorists are wrong, the West doesn't love life. Thoughts on the Charlie Gard story. Giulio Meotti, 29/06/2017 18:54
Haley: End the discrimination against Israel at UNHCR

Haley: End the discrimination against Israel at UNHCR

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley tells UNHRC it must start doing its job in real human rights crisis instead of obsessing over Israel.Gary Willig, 06/06/2017 15:24
Syria's White Helmets win human rights prize

Syria's White Helmets win human rights prize

Emergency responders organization wins Swedish human rights group's 'Right Livelihood Award.'AFP, 22/09/2016 14:33
Israel signs agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel signs agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel signs a bilateral agreement with Ukraine to regulate influx of foreign workers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2016 09:25
Russia helps Aleppo residents escape

Russia helps Aleppo residents escape

As Syrian forces bomb Aleppo, Russia offers beleaguered residents "humanitarian escape corridors."AFP, 28/07/2016 18:16
Hollande calls on Egypt to respect human rights

Hollande calls on Egypt to respect human rights

French President Francois Hollande, visiting Egypt, says human rights should be respected in the fight against terrorism.Ben Ariel, 18/04/2016 04:14
A gentleman’s guide to wife-beating

A gentleman’s guide to wife-beating

PA mufti of Gaza on official TV teaches men how to 'discipline' women, instructing them to 'hit her, don't make her ugly.'David Rosenberg, 15/02/2016 19:55
Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

Palestinian human rights commission reveals cases of torture in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, with PA Security Forces taking part.Ari Yashar, 01/02/2016 20:25
JHRW gets local and city councils to revoke BDS

JHRW gets local and city councils to revoke BDS

BDS does not only affect Israel, but it also adversely affects the local communities in which it occurs.Raphael Poch, 08/12/2015 01:12
US to demand Jewish Duma suspect's rights

US to demand Jewish Duma suspect's rights

Consulate promises parents of US citizen it will get involved, after learning he is deprived legal aid and suffers medical conditions.Ari Yashar, 04/12/2015 13:21
Haunting Video: True Face of 'Moderate' Rouhani

Haunting Video: True Face of 'Moderate' Rouhani

In powerful video, Iranian human rights group shows how behind his image as a 'moderate' lies a darker side to Iran's president.Ari Soffer, 27/09/2015 14:49
Watch: Journalist 'Punks' Iranian Negotiating Team

Watch: Journalist 'Punks' Iranian Negotiating Team

Reporter travels to Vienna with a fake ayatollah to confront Iranian negotiators over Tehran's dismal human rights record.Tova Dvorin, 10/07/2015 10:41
US Slams Iran for 'Inhuman' Rights Abuses

US Slams Iran for 'Inhuman' Rights Abuses

State Dept. folds to Cruz's threats, releases 4-month overdue report revealing Iran's rights violations days before nuclear deal deadline.Ari Yashar, 25/06/2015 21:49
Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World Cup

Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World Cup

According to a whistleblower who is working with the FBI, Qatar is likely to have its 2022 World Cup bid canceled after all.Moshe Cohen, 07/06/2015 17:12
Watch: Activist Punks Saudi Officials

Watch: Activist Punks Saudi Officials

When gay-hanging Saudi Arabia held a job fair at the Gaylord National Resort, the opportunity was just too good to miss for David Keyes.Ari Soffer, 04/06/2015 18:32
Watch: Activists 'Punk' Iranian Foreign Minister

Watch: Activists 'Punk' Iranian Foreign Minister

Human rights activists hand out free ice cream at NYU event where Iranian RM Javad Zarif speaking, to 'celebrate' over 1,000 executions.Ari Soffer, 03/05/2015 16:25
Amnesty Probing Iraqi Abuses in Tikrit Takeover

Amnesty Probing Iraqi Abuses in Tikrit Takeover

Human rights group Amnesty International said Thursday it was investigating Iraqi forces for human rights violations in Tikrit battle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2015 14:07
Albanian Rights Author to Receive Israeli Award

Albanian Rights Author to Receive Israeli Award

World-renown novelist and poet Ismail Kadare in Jerusalem to receive top literary award, notes close ties between Jews, Albanians.Ari Soffer, 08/02/2015 18:17
Arab Atheist Blogger Reveals PA Rights Violations

Arab Atheist Blogger Reveals PA Rights Violations

Blogger arrested by PA for ten months over his religious views who finally fled for France speaks out over the abuse and ongoing fears.Ari Yashar, 08/12/2014 22:50
Saudi Arabia Restaurants Ban Single Women

Saudi Arabia Restaurants Ban Single Women

Several restaurants in Saudi Arabia display signs that say "women are not allowed", sparking outrage from human rights groups.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/11/2014 05:44
Nobel Laureate: Rouhani Just as Bad As Ahmadinejad

Nobel Laureate: Rouhani Just as Bad As Ahmadinejad

Shirin Ebadi says the human rights situation has not improved under Rouhani but, in fact, is in some cases even worse.Ben Ariel, 12/11/2014 06:15
Saudis to Deal 'Strictly' with Female Drivers

Saudis to Deal 'Strictly' with Female Drivers

Authorities in Riyadh threaten strict measures against women drivers as annual campaign urges females to defy driving ban.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2014 05:42
Amnesty Investigator: Gaza 'Witnesses' Often Lie

Amnesty Investigator: Gaza 'Witnesses' Often Lie

Article by Amnesty field researcher seemingly backs Israeli concerns that NGOs simply swallow Palestinian narrative.Ari Soffer, 11/05/2014 16:14
Iran Calls Obama 'Two-Faced' On Saudi Rights

Iran Calls Obama 'Two-Faced' On Saudi Rights

Tehran slams Obama's 'hypocrisy' for not raising Saudi human rights breaches during visit last week, accuses US and Israel of 'terror.'Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 31/03/2014 08:22
PM Condemns 'Hypocrisy' in UN Human Rights Council

PM Condemns 'Hypocrisy' in UN Human Rights Council

Netanyahu brands UNHRC a 'procession of hypocrisy'; council also under fire for whitewashing Saudi human rights abuses.Ari Soffer, 30/03/2014 13:51
Imprisoned Saudi Princesses Cry for Help

Imprisoned Saudi Princesses Cry 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, 30/03/2014 08:46
Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian Unrest

Seven Ukrainians scheduled to arrive at Kaplan Medical Center for treatment this week.Tova Dvorin , 05/03/2014 22:01
Saudi Arabia Gets First Female Newspaper Editor

Saudi Arabia Gets First Female Newspaper Editor

The English-language Saudi Gazette appoints woman as its editor, a step forward in a country where women are repressed.Elad Benari, 17/02/2014 04:46
Horrific Accounts of Hunger in Homs

Horrific Accounts of Hunger in Homs

Homs evacuation sees 1,300 people transferred to safety; horrific accounts of hunger in the besieged city make headlines worldwide.Tova Dvorin, 13/02/2014 00:13
UN Experts Slam Surge in Iranian Executions

UN Experts Slam Surge in Iranian Executions

After Amnesty report reveals two people executed every day so far this year, UN calls on Tehran to curb the killings.Ari Soffer, 22/01/2014 23:01
Bangladesh: Jailed for Trying to Visit Israel

Bangladesh: Jailed for Trying to Visit Israel

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury's set to add fuel to criticism over Bangladeshi government's human rights record.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 09/01/2014 12:30
Report: Top NGOs Failing Middle Eastern Women

Report: Top NGOs Failing Middle Eastern Women

NGO Monitor report finds Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are failing to advocate women's rights in the region.Ari Yashar, 10/12/2013 18:38
UN Humanitarian Chief: 250,000 Syrians Unreachable

UN Humanitarian Chief: 250,000 Syrians Unreachable

Top humanitarian official Valerie Amos reports situation in war-torn Syria in 'chilling' closed-door Security Council briefing.Ari Yashar, 04/12/2013 12:54
UN Human Rights Chief: Assad Ordered War Crimes

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, 02/12/2013 16:56
IDF Delegation to Philippines to Depart Wednesday

IDF Delegation to Philippines to Depart Wednesday

IDF delegation to the Philippines has treated more than 2,500 patients and helped repair damaged infrastructure.Elad Benari, 26/11/2013 06:15
Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRC

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, 13/11/2013 05:43
2 Killed as Saudi Gov't Cracks Down on Illegals

2 Killed as Saudi Gov't Cracks Down on Illegals

Clashes between immigrants, police come a week after the end of an amnesty on illegal immigrants; one million deported in the past 3 months.Ari Soffer, 10/11/2013 22:37
Saudi Arabia: Video Highlights Human Rights Abuses

Saudi Arabia: Video Highlights Human Rights Abuses

Footage of violent attack against migrant worker by his employer goes viral, offering a disturbing insight into abuse faced by many.Ari Soffer, 31/10/2013 14:31