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UNHRC approves inquiry into Russian crimes in Ukraine

United Nations Human Rights Council votes 33-2 to launch inquiry into alleged violations committed by Russian troops in Ukraine.

UNHRC approves inquiry into Russian crimes in Ukraine

Israel votes to suspend Russia from UN Human Rights Council

Israel backs anti-Russia resolution in UN, condemning Russian invasion of Ukraine and killing of civilians.

Israel votes to suspend Russia from UN Human Rights Council

Biden names envoy to UN Human Rights Council

Biden names Atlanta Jewish leader as envoy to UN Human Rights Council.

Biden names envoy to UN Human Rights Council

US re-elected to United Nations Human Rights Council

Former US President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the UNHRC in 2018, citing its longstanding anti-Israel bias.

US re-elected to United Nations Human Rights Council

Nikki Haley, Marco Rubio slam Biden admin invite to UN envoy on racism

Haley wonders why the Biden WH is asking the UN to investigate "the freest country in the world" instead of nations without human rights.

Nikki Haley, Marco Rubio slam Biden invite to UN envoy on racismplayer

'Inquisition against the Jewish State at UN Human Rights Council'

Following UN Human Rights Council session, Wiesenthal Centre speaks out against 'inquisition' against Israel.

'Inquisition against the Jewish State at UNHRC'

Cracks in the UN’s abuse of Israel

The United Nations continues to single out Israel for vilification, but some Western countries are beginning to wake up. Opinion.

Cracks in the UN’s abuse of Israel

UN council passes measure accusing Israel of war crimes

United Nations Human Rights Council adopts report accusing Israel of war crimes during clashes with rioters on Gaza border.

UN council passes measure accusing Israel of war crimes

UK demands UN Human Rights Council drop anti-Israel bias

Britain joins US in slamming UN human rights council's anti-Israel bias.

UK demands UN Human Rights Council drop anti-Israel bias

UN Ambassador: It's a shame so many fall for Hamas' tale

Israeli Ambassador to the UN in Geneva slams international community for believing Hamas' tale, allowing abuse of civilians.

UN Ambassador: It's a shame so many fall for Hamas' tale

Conference of Presidents: UN High Commissioner abused authority

Leaders say UN High Commissioner for Human Rights complicit in blatantly discriminatory campaign against Israel by Human Rights Council.

Conference of Presidents: UN High Commissioner abused authority

Trump's UNHRC representative: Enough with the Israel obsession

Erin Barclay slams constant obsession with Israel, says Trump considering pulling out of UNHRC.

Trump's UNHRC representative: Enough with the Israel obsession

Canada to UN: Don't appoint our anti-Israel prof

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister questions appointment of its own citizen as UN adviser after accusations of anti-Israel bias.

Canada to UN: Don't put our anti-Israel prof in key Mideast post

Watch: Maher slams European treatment of Israel

Having "been a real a**** to Israel," liberal comedian opines now "maybe Europe will have a little sympathy for what Israel goes through".

Bill Maher: After attacks maybe Europe will lay off Israelplayer

UN official stresses 'context' of Arab terrorism

UN official resigns position, blasts Israel's "lack of accountability" while stressing "context" of Arab terrorism.

UN official stresses 'context' of Arab terrorism

Israel Agrees to Work With UN Board of Inquiries

After refusing to cooperate with UNHRC's inquiry to Gaza, Prosor agrees to work with Ban Ki-moon's established board - with conditions.

Israel Agrees to Work With UN Board of Inquiries into Gaza

Israel to Join United Nations Human Rights Council

In total about-face, UNHRC accepts Israel. Analysts: Israel threatened to leave UN; UN feared Syria, North Korea to follow.

Israel to Join United Nations Human Rights Council

Israel to Attend UN Human Rights Review

Israel confirms it will attend the United Nations Human Rights Council Periodic Review, scheduled for Tuesday.

Israel to Attend UN Human Rights Review

Human Rights Official Attacks Israeli 'Apartheid'

Richard Falk says the peace process is a trick, claims Israel's treatment of PA Arabs in Judea and Samaria is apartheid.

UN 'Human Rights' Official Attacks Israeli 'Apartheid' Policy

UN: Syria Uses Children as ‘Human Shields’

Assad’s armed forces kill and sexually attack children and use them as human shields, the United Nations charged Monday.

UN Accuses Syria of Using Children as ‘Human Shields’

Prosor Explodes ‘Myths’ of PA-Israeli ‘Struggle’

Amb. Prosor explodes myths. ‘How can Israel-PA conflict be the key to stopping Assad and Ahmadinejad? Jerusalem not Jewish?

UN Amb. Prosor Explodes ‘Myths’ of PA-Israeli ‘Struggle’

Israel Speaks Out Against 'Hypocrisy of the UNHRC'

Israeli ambassador to UNHRC: UN Human Rights Council “unjustified” and “counterproductive.”

Israel Speaks Out Against 'Hypocrisy of the UNHRC'

Israel Won't Cooperate with UNHRC's 'Goldstone 2'

Diplomatic source: Israel will not cooperate with the UNHRC's “fact-finding mission”, won't legitimize an illegitimate body.

Israel Won't Cooperate with UNHRC's 'Goldstone 2'

UNHRC Creates 'Goldstone 2' Committee

New “fact-finding mission” to investigate Israeli settlements. Prime Minister: "This council ought to be ashamed of itself."

UNHRC Creates 'Goldstone 2' Committee. Netanyahu: Hypocrisy