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Was Russia suspended or did it 'quit?'

The British representative asked Russia for a clarification after it said it was 'withdrawing' from the Human Rights Council after the vote.

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U.S. calls for Russia's ouster from U.N. human rights body

The U.S. ambassador slammed Russia for using its platform to promote propaganda and lies.

U.S. calls for Russia's ouster from U.N. human rights bodyplayer

40 Jewish orgs. urge democracies to halt funding of UN Human Rights Council

Simon Wiesenthal Center, 40 other Jewish organizations denounce Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry against Israel.

40 Jewish orgs. urge democracies to halt funding of UNHCR

Israeli Ambassador Erdan tears Human Rights Council report to pieces on UN stage

Ambassador Gilad Erdan denounces anti-Israel report by UNHRC: Its only place is in the dustbin of antisemitism.

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UK denounces UN Human Rights Council reaffirmation of Durban Declaration

The UK and 9 other members vote against the measure, which had been expected to unanimously pass.

UK denounces UNHRC reaffirmation of Durban Declaration

Israel blasts 'anti-Semitic' UN Human Rights Council

Israeli ambassador to the UN excoriates UN Human Rights Council for call to probe Israel after latest conflict with Hamas.

Israel blasts 'anti-Semitic' UN Human Rights Council

US Secretary of State Blinken: US will rejoin Human Rights Council - despite its flaws

US Secretary of State acknowledges 'flaws' of UN Human Rights Council, but vows US will rejoin it to 'ensure it fulfills its mandate'

Blinken: US will rejoin Human Rights Council - despite its flaws

Netanyahu thanks Britain for changing position

Prime Minister Netanyahu opens weekly cabinet meeting with British PM Theresa May and change in Albion's position in UN debate.

Netanyahu thanks Britain for changing position

US combats UN anti-Israel bias

State Department opposes UN Human Rights Council hearing 'human rights in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories'.

US combats UN anti-Israel bias

'How is that a sensible priority'

Speaker at Human Rights Council condemns UN's unbalanced treatment of Israel

'How is that a sensible priority'player

UN HRC nominates new 'expert' to criticize Israel

Human Rights Council chooses Canadian to be Special Rapporteur on Israeli crimes. He won't be allowed to criticize Palestinians.

UN HRC nominates new 'expert' for criticizing Israel

UNHRC: Israel is worse than ISIS, Syria, Iran

Human Rights Council discusses five resolutions against Israel, nothing on ISIS, Syria, North Korea, Iran, Yemen.

Human Rights Council: Israel is worse than ISIS, Syria, N. Korea

NGOs ask UNHRC not to ignore Iran

34 human rights organizations ask UN Human Rights Council to renew its mandate to investigate rights violations in the Islamic Republic.

Human rights organizations ask UNHRC not to ignore Iran

UN Teams Asks Delay for Gaza Op Findings

UN investigators probing summer Gaza war ask Human Rights Council for postponement to present findings on Israel and Hamas's conduct.

UN Team Asks to Delay Findings of Probe into Protective Edge

Kerry to 'Defend' Israel at UNHRC Meeting

US Secretary of State John Kerry in Switzerland Monday engaging in talks with Iran and defending Israel before UN Human Rights Council.

Kerry 'Defends' Israel as Netanyahu Readies to Address Congress

Israel Joins Powerful UN Human Rights Groups

Israel participates, for the first time, in JUSCANZ, a UN grouping which advises the UN Human Rights Council.

Israel Joins Powerful UN Human Rights Groups

Serial Abusers Run for UN 'Human Rights' Position

"It is an insult to their victims - and a defeat for the global cause of human rights."

Serial Abusers Stand for UN 'Human Rights' Elections

Israel: UN Holds 'Guinness Record' for Hypocrisy

Ambassador to UN slams requests by Iran, Syria to join UN Human Rights Commission

Israel: UN Holds 'Guinness Record' for Hypocrisy