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UNHRC Chief: Israel 'War Crimes' in Gaza Likely

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, 23/07/2014 12:04
UNHRC Attacks Israel Over Self-Defense

UNHRC Attacks Israel Over Self-Defense

UN Human Rights Commissioner accuses Israel of 'breaching international law' in stopping Gaza attacks.Tova Dvorin, 11/07/2014 17:23
UN: ISIS 'Almost Certainly' Committed War Crimes

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, 17/06/2014 03:45
UN Blames Israel for Local Problems

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, 25/03/2014 05:16
Liberman Seeks ‘New Page’ with UN Rights Council

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, 14/01/2014 20:24
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
Foreign Ministry Rips UN's 'One-Issue' Pillay

Foreign Ministry Rips UN's 'One-Issue' Pillay

Ministry: OHCHR "dysfunctional," Pillay becoming a "one-issue Commissioner."Gil Ronen, 26/09/2013 21:17
UN: Assad Directly Responsible for Atrocities

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, 08/06/2013 02:18
UN Estimates Syria Death Toll at More than 60,000

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, 03/01/2013 04:17
UN's Lukewarm Response to Terror Against Israel

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, 19/07/2012 10:56
After Pillay Comments, Eritreans Likely to Stay

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, 18/06/2012 22:44
UN Rights Office: Hamas Executions 'Unlawful'

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, 20/04/2012 15:46
Pillay: No Statute of Limitations for Assad

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, 29/03/2012 16:04
UN Human Rights Chief: 'End Killing in Syria Now'

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, 08/02/2012 21:09
UN Stops Counting Syria Death Toll

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, 26/01/2012 07:15
UN Report: Syria Deaths Top 5,000

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., 13/12/2011 17:32
UN Calls for Protection in Syria

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, 02/12/2011 21:40
UN Official: Syria 'On Cusp of Civil War'

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., 01/12/2011 21:29
Syria: At Least 17 Shot Dead in Hama

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., 13/09/2011 20:26
UN: Syrian Death Toll Tops 2,600

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., 12/09/2011 19:28