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News and updates about human rights

Ben-Gvir:

'I hope Netanyahu chooses the path of Otzma Yehudit'

Itamar Ben-Gvir responds to backash from criticizing US government.

'I hope Netanyahu chooses the path of Otzma Yehudit'

Everything you need to know about hCG levels

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone the developing placenta produces soon after a fertilized egg attaches to the uterine lining

Everything you need to know about hCG levels

Senate rejects Sanders' anti-Israel resolution

The resolution would have forced an investigation into human rights abuses in the Israel-Hamas war.

Senate rejects Sanders' anti-Israel resolution

Become an antisemitism watchdog

The Jewish people needs active support from Jews and non-Jews who are ready to fight prejudice and injustice. Op-ed.

Become an antisemitism watchdog

Facts and truths amid the fog of war

The horrifying toll of Russia, China, Turkey, Iran, Arabs waging war and violating human rights. Look who criticizes Israel.

Facts and truths amid the fog of war

Turning point or wasted opportunity? – It’s up to us

The West is watching, expecting us to offer a viable alternative to the impractical language of individual rights that it still speaks.Op-ed

Turning point or wasted opportunity? – It’s up to us

Call to action:

'Stand up for the women of Israel'

Ministry for the Advancement of Women calls on human rights, women's organizations to act following mass rape, murder, kidnapping by Hamas.

'Stand up for the women of Israel'

Is animal experimentation halakhically permissible?

In this case it is a question of measuring animal as against human rights.

Is animal experimentation halakhically permissible?

Wilderness to Civilization -the power of Torah

Civilization is built primarily on values, morality, beliefs, ethics, principles, and attitudes towards human life.

Wilderness to Civilization -the power of Torah

UN launches human rights investigation of Iran's crackdown

Canada's Ambassador to the United Nations says there are many ways to hold Iran accountable - with or without its cooperation.

UN launches human rights investigation of Iran's crackdown

US to Egypt: Free political prisoners

The US in recent years has withheld assistance to Egypt over human rights issues.

US to Egypt: Free political prisoners

US to withhold $130 million in assistance to Egypt

Senior officials say the decision to withhold the aid is over Egypt's failure to meet certain human rights requirements.

US to withhold $130 million in assistance to Egypt

Saudi woman given 34 years in prison for using Twitter

The woman is a dental hygienist who was studying at Leeds College in the UK and had no known history of political activism.

Saudi woman given 34 years in prison for using Twitter

The anti-Israel travesty of Pillay’s kangaroo court

The UN singles out Israel for condemnation as a human-rights abuser when it is in fact a democracy deeply commited to human rights.Op-ed.

The anti-Israel travesty of Pillay’s kangaroo court

After Kenneth Roth, can Human Rights Watch be repaired?

Restoring their lost credibility, if it can be done, will require a major effort taking many years. Opinion.

After Kenneth Roth, can Human Rights Watch be repaired?

The dismal state of Palestinian Arab human rights

Closing Jenin and Jabalia and resettling their 128000 inmates would be a good start.Op-ed.

The dismal state of Palestinian Arab human rights

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 body

America hasn’t learned the grim truth of asymmetric warfare

The West’s nuclear knife is sheathed, but Putin is brandishing his Like Iran and the PA, disdain for human life lets fanatics succeed.Op-ed

America hasn’t learned the grim truth of asymmetric warfare

The world should stop ignoring human rights abuses in Iran

You cannot compromise and make deals with the butcher of Tehran, without harming human rights and the dignity of man. Op-ed.

The world should stop ignoring human rights abuses in Iran

The UAE’s new academic enemies

When the UAE cooled on Palestinian Arab rejectionism and warmed to Israel, human rights issues ignored.by academia became an issue.Op-ed..

The UAE’s new academic enemies

Why are American taxpayers helping to pay for ‘Pillay’s Pogrom?’

Are Americans willing to pay for a repugnant assault on the human rights of Jews and their freedom to defend themselves? Op-ed.

Why are American taxpayers helping to pay for ‘Pillay’s Pogrom?’

Omar's Bill will be praised by Islamic extremists

The freest nation on earth is now on the verge of creating a position not to protect human rights, but to protect a faith ideology.Opinion.

Omar's Bill will be praised by Islamic extremists

US places new sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses

Sanctions come as renewed talks on Iran's nuclear program make no progress.

US places new sanctions on Iran for human rights abuses

Our mistaken ideas about human rights failed us in Afghanistan

Human rights are not a government, they’re a culture. America can and should export human rights. But by example.Op-ed

Our mistaken ideas about human rights failed us in Afghanistan

Are Taliban fighters forcing young girls to marry them?

'Horrors in the streets': Taliban already suspected of carrying out mass human rights atrocities.

Are Taliban fighters forcing young girls to marry them?

Nikki Haley, Marco Rubio slam Biden 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 racism

Zealotry

In theory, pacifism is a noble idea, but with the dangerous world human beings live in, we must ensure evil does not triumph. Op-ed.

Zealotry

RAA condemns Human Rights Watch

The RAA has released a statement with a sharply critical analysis of the Human Rights Watch use of the word 'apartheid' regarding Israel.

RAA condemns Human Rights Watch

Elie Wiesel memorialized with bust at Wash National Cathedral

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and human rights campaigner, will have his likeness added to the Human Rights Porch.

Elie Wiesel memorialized with bust at Wash National Cathedral

Helsinki Committee to declare vax unauthorized human experiment

Committee in charge of supervising human trials expected to state vaccine campaign is clinical study and needed pre-approval.

Helsinki Committee to declare vax unauthorized human experiment

ICC rejects human rights claims against China, pursues Israel

The ICC says it will not try China over Ughyur violations because it is not a member state, but then neither are Israel and the US. Op-ed..

ICC rejects human rights claims against China,  pursues Israel

How the Middle East sees Biden and Trump

Despite Trump’s sometimes inappropriate language, many people in the Middle East support him for a variety of reasons. Op-ed..

How the Middle East sees Biden and Trump

A new blow to Iran's forgotten Jews

Human rights group "3 Generations" should know better than to feature a journalist who denied oppression of Iran's Jews. Op-ed

A new blow to Iran's forgotten Jews

Is Dr. Iman Foroutan Iran's rising star?

Foroutan has taken upon himself to end the brutal mullah-led Iranian regime. He has the support of many Iranians the world over. Op-ed.

Is Dr. Iman Foroutan Iran's rising star?

Israel:

UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

Foreign Ministry: 'Israel has lost any faith in High Commissioner's abilities to promote human rights in our region in fair manner.'

UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

Elderly man forced to travel to dentist in ambulance

Elderly man living in zone then under closure needed urgent dental treatment; police forbade travel forcing him to take ambulance.

Elderly man forced to travel to dentist in ambulance

Investigate settlements? Yes. Investigate cannibalism? No

Investigate settlements? Yes. Investigate cannibalism? No

China slams US after Trump signs bills for Hong Kong rights

'The U.S. is publicly supporting crazy violent criminals with measures that are extremely evil in nature and dangerous in motive.'

China slams US after Trump signs bills for Hong Kong rights

Iran's contribution to human rights

Iran's contribution to human rights

State Dept: Golan Heights is Israeli

For the first time, Human Rights Report calls Golan Heights 'Israeli-controlled,' drops reference to 'occupation' in Judea and Samaria.

State Dept: Golan Heights is Israeli

Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

NGO Monitor scrutinizes B'Tzelem report holding judges themselves as possible war criminals for violation of human rights.

Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

Israeli organizations support Gaza residents

Left-wing human rights groups file petition to Supreme Court demanding government speed up granting of permits to Gaza residents.

Israeli organizations support Gaza residents

B'Tselem wins French human rights award

Radical Israeli org. and Arab group with ties to PFLP terror org. to jointly receive French Republic 2018 Human Rights Award.

B'Tselem wins French human rights award

Iran is violating its citizens' human rights

UN report says Iran executed nearly 500 people in 2017, continues violating its citizens' human rights.

Iran is violating its citizens' human rights

UN calls on Iran not to execute alleged 'Mossad spy'

UN human rights experts say trial of Belgium professor accused of spying for Israel featured numerous violations of his rights.

UN calls on Iran not to execute alleged 'Mossad spy'

Watch: Israeli aid comes to South Sudan

Israel grants humanitarian aid to residents of village in South Sudan hit by drought.

Watch: Israeli aid comes to South Sudan

U.S. to delay some aid to Egypt

United States to deny Egypt $95.7 million in aid and delay a further $195 million due to concern over its human rights record.

U.S. to delay some aid to Egypt

Bureaucratic euthenasia and Charlie Gard

Bureaucratic euthenasia and Charlie Gard

Haley: End the discrimination against Israel at UNHCR

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley tells UNHRC it must start doing its job in real human rights crisis instead of obsessing over Israel.

Haley: End the discrimination against Israel at UNHCR

Syria's White Helmets win Swedish human rights prize

Emergency responders organization wins Swedish human rights group's 'Right Livelihood Award.'

Syria's White Helmets win Swedish human rights prize

Israel signs bilateral agreement to protect foreign workers

Israel signs a bilateral agreement with Ukraine to regulate influx of foreign workers.

Israel signs bilateral agreement to protect foreign workers

Russia helps Aleppo residents escape

As Syrian forces bomb Aleppo, Russia offers beleaguered residents "humanitarian escape corridors."

Russia helps Aleppo residents escape

Hollande calls on Egypt to respect human rights

French President Francois Hollande, visiting Egypt, says human rights should be respected in the fight against terrorism.

Hollande calls on Egypt to respect human rights

A gentleman’s guide to wife-beating

PA mufti of Gaza on official TV teaches men how to 'discipline' women, instructing them to 'hit her, don't make her ugly.'

A gentleman’s guide to wife-beating

Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

Palestinian human rights commission reveals cases of torture in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, with PA Security Forces taking part.

Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

Key to success against BDS: Education and legal action

BDS does not only affect Israel, but it also adversely affects the local communities in which it occurs.

Key to success against BDS: Education and legal action

Defending Jews from Israel?

US to demand Jewish Duma suspect's rights

Consulate promises parents of US citizen it will get involved, after learning he is deprived legal aid and suffers medical conditions.

US to demand Jewish Duma suspect's rights

Watch: Haunting Video Shows Darker Side of 'Moderate' Rouhani

In powerful video, Iranian human rights group shows how behind his image as a 'moderate' lies a darker side to Iran's president.

Watch: Haunting Video Shows Darker Side of 'Moderate' Rouhani

Watch: Journalist 'Punks' Iranian Negotiating Team

Reporter travels to Vienna with a fake ayatollah to confront Iranian negotiators over Tehran's dismal human rights record.

Watch: Journalist 'Punks' Iranian Negotiating Team

Impact on the deal next week?

US Slams Iran for 'Inhuman' Rights Abuses

State Dept. folds to Cruz's threats, releases 4-month overdue report revealing Iran's rights violations days before nuclear deal deadline.

US Slams Iran for 'Inhuman' Rights Abuses