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UNHRC appoints commission to probe 'abuses' during Israel-Gaza fighting

UNHRC appoints commission to probe 'abuses' during Israel-Gaza fighting

Former UN high commissioner for human rights to chair commission investigating alleged abuses during recent Israel-Gaza conflict.Elad Benari, 23/07/2021 04:42
UN investigator: Israeli 'settlements' amount to a war crime

UN investigator: Israeli 'settlements' amount to a war crime

Michael Lynk, UN’s human rights investigator, calls on countries to inflict a cost on Israel for its "illegal occupation".Elad Benari, Canada, 09/07/2021 20:50
WJC condemns resolutions targeting Israel

WJC condemns resolutions targeting Israel

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder says resolutions targeting Israel are shameless.Ben Ariel, 28/05/2021 02:59
Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC, renewing funding to UNRWA

Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC, renewing funding to UNRWA

Former US Ambassador to the UN says Biden's reversal of Trump Administration's moves is "bad and dangerous".Elad Benari, Canada, 05/03/2021 23:19
The insanity of political naivete

The insanity of political naivete

History shows that hate groups are only emboldened when given legitimacy, and Biden's return to the UNHRC will be a current example. Op-ed.Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, 01/03/2021 11:29
US: UNHRC has 'disproportionate focus' on Israel

US: UNHRC has 'disproportionate focus' on Israel

State Department spokesman says US seeks to change UNHRC's attitude towards Israel.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 00:07
As the US rejoins the UNHRC, what does this mean for Israel?

As the US rejoins the UNHRC, what does this mean for Israel?

UN Watch director Hillel Neuer explains to i24NEWS the implications of the Biden Admin's decision to rejoin the UN Human Rights Council.i24NEWS, 08/02/2021 22:59
Biden to return to UN Human Rights Council

Biden to return to UN Human Rights Council

Trump withdrew from the UNHRC in 2018 due to its longstanding bias against Israel.Elad Benari, 08/02/2021 04:01
'Iran loves the U.N. Human Rights Council'

'Iran loves the U.N. Human Rights Council'

Hillel Neuer, head of UN Watch, responds to senior UNHRC expert who condemned the elimination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and defined it "murder"Yoni Kempinski, 29/11/2020 08:52
Still stuck in a time warp

Still stuck in a time warp

Seven resolutions condemning Israel were passed at the UNGA Fourth Committee last week, with UAE, Bahrain and Sudan voting in favor. Op-ed.Ben Cohen, 07/11/2020 18:03
'UN Human Rights Council is white-washing crimes'

'UN Human Rights Council is white-washing crimes'

Israel's ambassador to the UN criticizes UN Human Rights Council following elections in the organization.Nitsan Keidar, 14/10/2020 03:58
UNHRC condemns Israeli sovereignty plans

UNHRC condemns Israeli sovereignty plans

United Nations Human Rights Council condemns sovereignty as part of a series of anti-Israel measures.Elad Benari, 23/06/2020 06:37
Winds of change blowing at the UN?

Winds of change blowing at the UN?

161 countries now have diplomatic relations with Israel, which is the highest number that it has ever been for the Jewish state.  Increasingly, the community of nations cares less about Palestinian objections and more about what Israel has to offer. Rachel Avraham, 24/02/2020 12:59
Erdan to congressmen: Cut US funding to the UN

Erdan to congressmen: Cut US funding to the UN

Public Security Minister meets two congressmen from the Republican party, discusses UNHRC's "blacklist" with them.Nitsan Keidar, 19/02/2020 06:07
Erekat to companies operating in Judea and Samaria: Leave the 'settlements'

Erekat to companies operating in Judea and Samaria: Leave the 'settlements'

Senior PLO official calls on companies named in UN blacklist to cease doing business in "settlements".Elad Benari, 19/02/2020 03:37
Cruz: UN has descended to a new anti-Semitic low

Cruz: UN has descended to a new anti-Semitic low

Texas Senator blasts publication of UN blacklist of companies operating in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/02/2020 22:41
Geneva, Brussels and Hague: Europe puts Israel under siege

Geneva, Brussels and Hague: Europe puts Israel under siege

The Islamic world uses Europe to wage this war on the Jews and it has allies. Giulio Meotti, 14/02/2020 15:08
US officials urged to enforce anti-BDS laws in response to UN blacklist

US officials urged to enforce anti-BDS laws in response to UN blacklist

Israeli-American Coalition for Action condemns UNHRC blacklist of companies operating in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/02/2020 01:07
PA cabinet leader threatens businesses on UN blacklist

PA cabinet leader threatens businesses on UN blacklist

Mohammad Shtayyeh threatens to take legal action against companies on UNHRC's blacklist of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 13/02/2020 06:10
PLO welcomes UN blacklist of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria

PLO welcomes UN blacklist of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria

PLO's Saeb Erekat calls companies operating in Judea and Samaria to "end their complicity in the denial of our right to self-determination."Elad Benari, 13/02/2020 03:47
AIPAC condemns UNHRC blacklist

AIPAC condemns UNHRC blacklist

Pro-Israel lobby says UNHRC blacklist "latest in a deplorable history of attacks on Israel by the UN and its agencies."Elad Benari, 13/02/2020 02:06
Democratic Rep. blasts 'shameful' UNHRC blacklist

Democratic Rep. blasts 'shameful' UNHRC blacklist

Rep. Ted Deutch criticizes UN Human Rights Council following release of "blacklist" of companies which do business in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 12/02/2020 23:42
Countering Obama and the UN on Judea and Samaria communities

Countering Obama and the UN on Judea and Samaria communities

The US State Department has concluded a year-long legal study and analysis, researching international law and consulting legal experts. It has concluded that the Reagan Administration’s policy towards Judea and Samaria is fundamentally legally sound.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 19/11/2019 10:59
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
Venezuela, Libya elected to UN Human Rights Council

Venezuela, Libya elected to UN Human Rights Council

Israeli, US ambassadors condemn decision to allow countries with questionable human rights records to serve on UNHRC.Elad Benari, 18/10/2019 03:17
Katz against the UNHRC: Theater of the absurd

Katz against the UNHRC: Theater of the absurd

Acting Foreign Minister asks foreign ministers of 26 countries not to support an anti-Israeli resolution at UN Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 20/03/2019 06:37
PA seeks 'international protection'

PA seeks 'international protection'

PA “foreign minister” asks UN Human Rights Council to take practical steps to protect the two-state solution.Dalit Halevi, 27/02/2019 05:34
UN threatens Israel

UN threatens Israel

UN Human Rights Council threatens to condemn Israel unless it receives clarification regarding the Nationality Law.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2018 04:07
Israel's loneliness is a tragedy

Israel's loneliness is a tragedy

Israel is constantly presented as the greatest monster on earth. It has become the eternal culprit. Giulio Meotti, 22/11/2018 12:03
Bolton: We will de-fund the UN Human Rights Council

Bolton: We will de-fund the UN Human Rights Council

U.S. National Security Adviser says the United States intends to cut funding to the UNHRC after withdrawing from it.Ben Ariel, 24/08/2018 05:44
Haley: UNHRC is UN's 'greatest failure'

Haley: UNHRC is UN's 'greatest failure'

Ambassador Nikki Haley defends her country's decision to leave the UN Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 19/07/2018 05:13
Amnesty International sees no reason for US to leave UNHRC

Amnesty International sees no reason for US to leave UNHRC

Hillel Neuer of UN Watch fills in the blanks for puzzled Amnesty International. Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2018 07:20
Report: Israel reducing its participation in UNHRC

Report: Israel reducing its participation in UNHRC

Diplomats say Israel has temporarily reduced its participation with the UN Human Rights Council after the United States withdrew from it.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/06/2018 23:22
Cruz applauds Trump over UNHRC withdrawal

Cruz applauds Trump over UNHRC withdrawal

Texas Senator says UNHRC spends time criticizing Israel while ignoring crimes of groups like Hamas.Elad Benari, 21/06/2018 05:46
Conference of Presidents welcomes UNHRC withdrawal

Conference of Presidents welcomes UNHRC withdrawal

Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations says U.S. withdrawal from UNHRC was an important step.Ben Ariel, 21/06/2018 04:44
Erekat blasts American withdrawal from UNHRC

Erekat blasts American withdrawal from UNHRC

PLO secretary general says United States advancing "international anarchy" after its withdrawal from Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 21/06/2018 03:11
Rabbis endorse US withdrawal from UNHRC

Rabbis endorse US withdrawal from UNHRC

'There is no way to reform an organization from the inside when its very core is corrupt.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2018 20:09
Britain: U.S. withdrawal from UNHRC 'regrettable'

Britain: U.S. withdrawal from UNHRC 'regrettable'

British Foreign Secretary says despite UK will continue to support UNHRC despite its criticism of the body.Elad Benari, 20/06/2018 05:05
'U.S. withdrawal disappointing but not surprising'

'U.S. withdrawal disappointing but not surprising'

Top United Nations human rights official says Washington should be stepping up, not stepping back, after it leaves UNHRC.Ben Ariel, 20/06/2018 03:05
Israel responds: Thank you President Trump

Israel responds: Thank you President Trump

Israel thanks U.S. for withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council. "An unequivocal statement that enough is enough."Nitsan Keidar, 20/06/2018 02:24
It's official: U.S. withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

It's official: U.S. withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Ambassador Haley says UNHRC "not worthy of its name" and announces the United States will withdraw.Elad Benari, 20/06/2018 00:17
Report: U.S. withdrawal from UNHRC 'imminent'

Report: U.S. withdrawal from UNHRC 'imminent'

Officials say United States could quit United Nations Human Rights Council over its continued anti-Israel bias.Elad Benari, 15/06/2018 04:34
It's too late to reform the ABC

It's too late to reform the ABC

At ABC and UNHRC, the bias is so entrenched that it has become the unquestioned norm. Australia took a stand for justice at UNHRC, but then ABC found it too much to stomach.Dr. Janet Albrechtsen, 28/05/2018 14:44
Netanyahu on UN: Nothing new under the sun

Netanyahu on UN: Nothing new under the sun

Netanyahu says UNHRC has proven its irrelevance after voting to establish Commission of Inquiry to probe Israeli "war crimes" in Gaza.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 18/05/2018 23:11
Haley: Another shameful day for human rights

Haley: Another shameful day for human rights

U.S. Ambassador to the UN blasts UNHRC after vote to establish commission to examine Israeli "war crimes" in Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/05/2018 20:59
Danon to UNHRC: Investigate Hamas's war crimes

Danon to UNHRC: Investigate Hamas's war crimes

Israel's UN Ambassador criticizes UN Human Rights Council's decision to establish a Commission of Inquiry to examine Israeli "war crimes".Elad Benari, Canada, 18/05/2018 20:09
UNHRC approves inquiry into Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza, 29:2

UNHRC approves inquiry into Israeli 'war crimes' in Gaza, 29:2

The US and Australia were the only two countries that voted against the resolution.Gil Ronen, 18/05/2018 17:25
The full speech at UNHRC

The full speech at UNHRC

Israeli ambassador speaks to UN Human Rights Council.Ambassador Aviva Raz Shechter, 18/05/2018 15:25
'Hypocritical gangs are working against Israel'

'Hypocritical gangs are working against Israel'

DM blasts meeting on Gaza at UNHRC. 'Just as our soldiers protect us from Hamas, we'll protect them from international investigations.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2018 14:53
Danon threatens UNHRC: 'There will be consequences'

Danon threatens UNHRC: 'There will be consequences'

Israel's Ambassador to UN blasts Human Rights Council after its passage of 5 anti-Israel resolutions. 'We will put an end to the absurdity.'Tal Polon, 25/03/2018 09:09
Haley blasts UNHRC's anti-Israel bias

Haley blasts UNHRC's anti-Israel bias

Ambassador Nikki Haley says UN Human Rights Council is "foolish and unworthy of its name" after it condemns Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/03/2018 23:23
Diplomatic success in campaign against UN Human Rights Council

Diplomatic success in campaign against UN Human Rights Council

Report published by UNHRC includes information on number of companies doing business in Judea and Samaria, but falls short of 'blacklist.'Nitzan Keidar, 31/01/2018 18:04
UN blasts Israel's infiltrator relocation plan

UN blasts Israel's infiltrator relocation plan

UN calls on Israel to find alternative solution 'in line with international standards' for dealing with illegal infiltrators from Africa.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2018 16:43
Now is the time: The US and Israel should leave the UNHRC

Now is the time: The US and Israel should leave the UNHRC

Leaving the UN Human Rights Council is as imperative as leaving UNESCO. Giulio Meotti, 22/10/2017 04:49
Exclusive interview: 'Son of Hamas,' the speaker who shocked the UNHRC

Exclusive interview: 'Son of Hamas,' the speaker who shocked the UNHRC

"There is a huge difference between Israeli and Palestinian leaders," says Mosab Hassan Yousef, the video of whose speech at the UNHRC went viral, in an interview with Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 03/10/2017 15:12
Another Jordanian knife in Israel's back 

Another Jordanian knife in Israel's back 

Peace with Jordan? More like the quiet before the storm.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 03/10/2017 07:01
WJC condemns UN threat to Judea and Samaria companies

WJC condemns UN threat to Judea and Samaria companies

World Jewish Congress condemns threats to blacklist 150 Israeli and international companies for doing business in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 28/09/2017 05:13