Tags

Volker Turk

News and updates about Volker Turk

'Int'l law must be adhered to'

UN human rights chief criticizes Israel over Gaza war

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Turk, criticizes Israel's actions in Gaza, fails to condemn Hamas.

UN human rights chief criticizes Israel over Gaza war

Israel condemns UNHCR response to Hamas massacre

'Why can't the High Commissioner call Hamas terrorists or a spade a spade?' asks Israeli UN mission.

Israel condemns UNHCR response to Hamas massacre

UN Human Rights Commissioner blasts Musk's campaign against ADL

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights urges online platforms such as X to do more to battle hate speech.

UN Human Rights Commissioner blasts Musk's campaign against ADL

UN human rights chief:

'The violence must stop'

UN human rights chief Volker Turk denounces violence following Tel Aviv attack and Jenin operation: Violence only begets more violence.

'The violence must stop'

Israeli mission in Geneva:

'UN High Commissioner turns blind eye to Palestinian terrorism'

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk condemns Israel after 7 terrorists killed in Shechem battle.

'UN High Commissioner turns blind eye to Palestinian terrorism'

Ambassador:

'UN rights comm. last 1 who can teach us about democracy'

Israel’s UN Amb. slams UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk after Turk calls on Israeli govt. not to pass judicial reforms.

'UN rights comm. last 1 who can teach us about democracy'

'This must end now':

Israel blasts UN rights commissioner over criticism

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights condemns Israel's response to terrorism, fails to condemn PA incitement which led to these attacks.

Israel blasts UN rights commissioner over criticism

US lawmakers to UN:

'Remove rapporteur who made antisemitic comments'

Group of US lawmakers call for removal of UN Special Rapporteur Francesca Albanese, after antisemitic posts of hers were uncovered.

'Remove rapporteur who made antisemitic comments'

UN to Musk:

'Ensure Twitter respects human rights'

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights issues open letter to Twitter's new owner after mass firings.

'Ensure Twitter respects human rights'

Volker Turk appointed UN high commissioner for human rights

Turk will replace Michelle Bachelet, who was known for being critical of Israel.

Volker Turk appointed UN high commissioner for human rights