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A double standard for Israel from Princeton’s Jew-haters

Attacking Israel for human rights abuses and ignoring them elsewhere. Op-ed.

A double standard for Israel from Princeton’s Jew-haters

Watch: Colombian singer walks out of interview with Israeli reporter

Colombian singer Maluma leaves interview with Kan 11 correspondent after being asked about human rights violations in Qatar.

Colombian singer walks out of interview with Israeli reporter

Canadian Jewish org praises government's sanction on Iran for human rights violations

Abraham Global Peace Initiative applauds step but urges government to add Revolutionary Guard Corps to list of terrorist entities.

Jewish org praises sanction on Iran for human rights violations

Iranian mother sentenced to 100 lashes for protesting son's killing by security forces

Iranian woman mourning death of her son who was shot by security forces protesting high fuel prices in 2019 sentenced to 100 lashes.

Mother sentenced to 100 lashes for protesting son's killing

UN human rights chief: Taliban carrying out 'summary executions'

The U.N. human rights chief quoted 'credible reports' of serious violations committed by the Taliban.

UN human rights chief: Taliban carrying out 'summary executions'player

Duma Repeat?

An appeal for attorneys to meet the minors arrested has been rejected.

Duma Repeat?

Haley to Iran: Release the political prisoners immediately

US Ambassador to the UN demands Iran immediately release political prisoners: We won’t rest until they are returned.

Haley to Iran: Release the political prisoners immediately

Amnesty International sees no reason for US to leave UNHRC

Amnesty International sees no reason for US to leave UNHRC

This is how Hamas uses children to harm Israel's border fence

Photos distributed by the IDF show how Hamas uses children and teens to carry out terror attacks against Israel.

This is how Hamas uses children to harm Israel's border fenceplayer

Tunisia rights panel receives 65,000 complaints

Panel tasked with uncovering the truth about human rights violations in Tunisia receives 65,000 complaints.

Tunisia human rights panel receives 65,000 complaints

Amnesty warns about executions in Saudi Arabia

Amnesty International warns more than 100 people might be executed by Saudi Arabia in the first six months of 2016.

Amnesty warns of surge in executions in Saudi Arabia

Dictators' club fails to silence UN Watch

Authoritarian governments angered by UN Watch speech in Human Rights Council, desperately attempt to shut down speaker.

Dictators' club fails to silence UN Watchplayer

Saudi Arabia: Those executed received a fair trial

Saudi Arabia's mission to the UN defends the execution of 47 men, including Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr which angered Iran.

Saudi Arabia says all those executed received a fair trial

UN passes resolution on Iran's human rights record

Third Committee of the UN General Assembly passes resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights in Iran.

UN committee passes resolution on Iran's human rights record

Iran open to discussing human rights violations?

UN rapporteur says Iran is willing to discuss alleged human rights violations but hasn't taken any concrete steps.

Iran reportedly open to discussing human rights violations

Saudi Arabia to execute pro-democracy cleric

Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court rejects appeal against the death sentence for Shiite cleric who called for pro-democracy protests.

UNHRC member Saudi Arabia to execute pro-democracy cleric

Iran Blocked Holocaust Education Website in 2014

US State Depatment's annual report on human rights finds Holocaust denial a continuing problem in the Islamic Republic.

Iran Blocked Holocaust Education Website Throughout 2014

Congress Condemns Iran Human Rights Abuses

House resolution highlights abuse of women , minorities, bi-cameral opposition to any 'bad' Obama-Iran nuclear deal.

Congress Unanimously Condemns Iran Human Rights Abuses

Nobel Laureate: Rouhani Just as Bad As Ahmadinejad

Shirin Ebadi says the human rights situation has not improved under Rouhani but, in fact, is in some cases even worse.

Iranian Nobel Laureate: Rouhani is Just as Bad As Ahmadinejad

UN Issues Report on Human Rights Abuses in Iran

Harsh report says at least 48,580 girls between 10 and 14 years of age were married in 2011, juvenile executions still allowed.

UN Issues Scathing Report on Human Rights Abuses in Iran

ISIS Executes Human Rights Activist in Mosul

Samira Salih al-Nuaimi criticized terror group on social media - and a target in the campaign against Mosul's female activists.

ISIS Executes Human Rights Activist in Mosul Over Facebook Post

Hamas Bans Public Celebrations in Gaza

All celebrations - including weddings - banned from the public eye out of 'solidarity' with families still reeling from war.

Hamas Bans Public Celebrations in Gaza

Police Use Drones to Monitor 'Price Tag' Suspect

Drone launched over alleged vandalism on Arab orchard, monitoring suspect's every step and prompting questions over priorities.

Security Forces Use Drones to Monitor 'Price Tag' Suspect

Iran Claims UN Rapporteur is a 'Mossad Spy'

Iranian lawmaker claims that the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran is "an agent for the Zionist regime."

Iran Claims UN Rapporteur is a 'Mossad Spy'

Saudi King Holding Daughters Against Their Will?

UN receives complaints about Saudi princesses being held against their will, but it could be a while before anything is done.

Is the Saudi King Holding His Daughters Against Their Will?

UN Chief: Rouhani Not Living Up to His Promises

UN Secretary-General says that Iran's President has failed to fulfill his promises to allow greater freedom of expression.

Rouhani Not Living Up to His Promises, Says UN Chief

Video of Iranian's Desperate Struggle At Gallows

Iranian prisoner tries to fight off hangmen at public hanging, after last request to say goodbye to mother in audience denied.

Dramatic Video of Iranian's Desperate Struggle At Gallowsplayer

UN: Syria War 'Shameful Indictment' of World

UN's Ban condemns global inaction, as new US human rights report notes Syria as world's leading offender.

UN: Syria War 'Shameful Indictment' of World

Israel's UN Envoy: Lift the Mask Off Iran

The Iranian regime smiles when it meets with the West, but is in fact a murderous and cruel regime, says ambassador Ron Prosor.

Israel's UN Envoy: Lift the Mask Off Iran

PA and Hamas Guilty of Rampant Human Rights Abuses

New report from Arabs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza reveals systemic abuses and oppression by PA and Hamas governments.

PA and Hamas Guilty of Rampant Human Rights Abuses

Quietly, Migrants are being Returned to Detention

MK Ayelet Shaked refutes leftist claims that Holot detention center for infiltrators violates human rights.

Quietly, Migrants are being Returned to Detention Facility

Al-Jazeera Host with Rare Praise for Israel

Surprising praise for IDF on pan-Arab TV: why can’t the Syrian army learn from Israel?

Al-Jazeera Host with Rare Praise for Israel

Iran Rejects UN Condemnation, Says it is 'Biased'

Iran rejects a UN resolution which condemned its human rights violations, claims it was based on reports by "terrorists".

Iran Rejects UN Condemnation, Says it is 'Biased'

UN Condemns Iran's Human Rights Violations

General Assembly condemns human rights violations in Iran, welcomes pledges by President Rouhani to improve in some areas.

UN Condemns Iran's Human Rights Violations

MKs: Human Rights are for ‘Settlers,’ Too

MKs ask: What about the human rights of Jews in Judea, Samaria?

MKs: Human Rights are for ‘Settlers,’ Too

Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRC

Irony: Countries with questionable human rights records win seats on none other than the UN Human Rights Council.

Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRC

Iranian Nobel Laureate Criticizes Rouhani

Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi cites a dramatic increase in executions since Rouhani took office.

Iranian Nobel Laureate Criticizes 'Moderate' Rouhani

Saudis Pushing Resolution on Syria Violence

Saudi Arabia's UN resolution would condemn "violations of human rights" by Assad's government.

Saudis Pushing UN Resolution to Condemn Syria Violence

MK Struk: End 'Administrative Orders'

Following police brutality allegations, MK urges end to British Mandate-era practice of imprisoning or distancing suspects without charge.

MK Struk Calls for an End to 'Administrative Orders'

UN Monitor Slams Iran Over Arrest of Journalists

The UN monitor for human rights in Iran says there is a rise in arrests of journalists, part of a pattern of increasing violations.

UN Monitor Slams Iran Over Arrest of Journalists