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Anne Bayefsky is a lawyer and Senior Fellow of the Hudson Institute, as well as the Director of the Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust. She has taught at York University, Touro College, Columbia University and the University of Ottawa. She is the recipient of Canada's premier human rights fellowship, the Bora Laskin National Fellowship in Human Rights Research. She created and edits www.EYEontheUN.org as well as www.bayefsky.com, a leading global database on international human rights law. She has served as a delegate of the government of Canada and many non-governmental organizations, including the International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists and the American Society of International Law, at UN conferences worldwide. She is the author or editor of eleven books, and a frequent radio and television commentator.

ARTICLES BY: Anne Bayefsky


January 10, 2017 2:40 pm
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How to Prevent Israel From Being Fed to the Wolves at the Upcoming Paris Conference, Just Before Trump Takes Office

On January 15, with only five days left after 2,917 days in office, President Barack Obama is planning once again to feed Israel to the international...

March 20, 2015 8:10 am
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UN Claims Israel is World’s Worst Violator of Women’s Rights

Guess who is the number one violator of women's rights in the world today? Israel. Violating the rights of Palestinian women. At least that is the...

December 19, 2014 8:55 am
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UN: Turning Back the Clock to Pre-1948 is the Real Endgame

Incitement against the Jewish state is directly related to the stabbings, raping and killing of Jews inside and outside of Israel.  But doing something to...

July 23, 2014 10:55 am
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UN Chief Spurns Israel in Hour of Need

It is hard to imagine two more unwelcome, uninvited visitors to Israel in the middle of a war against Palestinian terrorists than UN Secretary-General Ban...

July 16, 2014 7:58 pm
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Opinion: The UN’s Unending Effort to Undermine Israel’s Self-Defense

The 20th century job description of the United Nations was "to maintain international peace and security" based on "the sovereign equality of all its members,"...

May 9, 2014 7:37 am
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Richard Falk’s Gone, But Don’t Expect Change at the UN

For over a month, the U.N.'s top human rights body has been struggling with a major dilemma. How much prior Israel-bashing experience is necessary to...

November 1, 2013 10:16 am
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Anti-Semitism to Blame for Double Standard on Israel

This week Israel caved in to European and American pressure to further subject itself to egregious discrimination at the United Nations. The move was in...

October 28, 2013 10:18 am
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U.S., EU Force Israel to Face Discrimination at the UN

The United Nations is gearing up for yet another attack upon Israel - even more outrageous on this occasion because it has been arranged in...

September 30, 2013 6:55 am
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Rouhani Gives Obama Cover to Delay and Dither

President Obama's standing on the world stage took another nosedive Wednesday at the UN General Assembly. According to White House officials, the president of the...

September 23, 2013 12:51 am
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President Obama Doesn’t Understand Rouhani

As President Obama would have it, Hassan Rouhani, the new president of Iran, is a moderate. The president is leading Americans to believe that, to...

March 19, 2013 1:35 am
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Turning “Human Rights” Into a Weapon Against Israel

Today at the United Nations in New York City, the UN's top women's rights body, the Commission on the Status of Women, will wrap up...

January 30, 2013 8:48 am
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Israel Stands Up to the UN Human Rights Council

Just days after the UN put on a show about Holocaust remembrance, it is business as usual in terms of demonizing and encouraging hatred of...

December 18, 2012 7:19 pm
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UN-Palestine One-State “Art” – Still Up at the UN

The UN is now hosting in the public entrance hall of its New York headquarters a Palestinian exhibit which includes pieces that artfully depict all...

December 2, 2012 10:59 pm
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What U.N. Recognition of Palestine Really Means

To comprehend what went down at the U.N. on Thursday when the Palestinians were given "non-member observer state status" by a vote of 138 for,...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

York U Evacuated After Bomb Threat Targeting Jewish Campus Community Discov...

A written bomb threat targeting the Jewish community at Canada’s York University prompted the evacuation of campus buildings on Wednesday,...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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