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Posts Tagged: Human rights

April 3, 2017 6:46 am
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After Surviving Evin Prison, Woman Works to Free Others

At an average pace, most people can cover about three miles if they walk for a full hour. For 105 days in the summer of 2007, Haleh...

March 24, 2017 6:33 am
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Innocent Iranian-British Woman Rots in Infamous Prison

On a warm day last April, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe dressed her toddler, Gabrielle, kissed her parents goodbye and set off to catch a flight back home to...

January 22, 2017 7:03 am
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Children’s Cultural Identities

We all know about how much damage parents can do to children. But sometimes society, even when it means well, can do much worse. Yair...

January 18, 2017 8:47 am
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Canadian University to File Human Rights Complaint Against Tenured Professor Suspended for Blaming Jews, Israel for 9/11 Attacks

Canada’s University of Lethbridge is planning to file a human rights complaint against a tenured professor who used his classroom as a platform from which to...

September 30, 2015 9:55 pm
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House Foreign Affairs Chairman Calls for New Sanctions Against Iran Over Human Rights Abuses

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Wednesday calling on the president directly to slap...

September 24, 2014 6:00 pm
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Opinion: Extremist Iranian Regime Has No Business Promoting ‘World Against Violence & Extremism’ Initiative at UN

In his inaugural speech before the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani launched his "The World Against Violence and Extremism"...

February 20, 2014 11:21 am
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In UN Speech, Israeli Ambassador Challenges Middle East Countries on Rule of Law

Ron Prosor, Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, on Wednesday addressed the UN Security Council on the "Rule of Law," challenging Israel's Middle Eastern neighbors to...

November 7, 2013 12:13 pm
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Iranian Nobel Laureate Ebadi Slams Rouhani’s Human Rights Record

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi has sharply criticized Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for his human rights record, in an interview with The Associated Press. Citing...

October 28, 2013 9:09 am
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Israel to Return to Human Rights Council

JPost- Israel has agreed to return to the UN Human Rights Council and to cede to Western pressure to participate on Tuesday in the...

July 3, 2013 10:10 am
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The Horrors of North Korea Require Us to Act

Surprised that North Korea's youthful leader, Kim Jung-un reportedly distributed copies of Mein Kampf as birthday presents to his country's elite? Don't be. For decades, North Korea...

May 20, 2013 9:05 am
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Israel Law Center: ‘Criminal Charges Should be Filed’ Over Al-Dura Case

"Criminal charges should be filed, and Charles Enderlin should never be allowed to practice journalism in Israel again," Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of Shurat HaDin (Israel...

May 17, 2013 8:20 am
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Drones and the Human Agency of War

Joshua Foust has written at Foreign Policy a misleadingly titled essay, "A Liberal Case for Drones." I think there is such a case, but this...

January 25, 2013 1:29 am
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Trial of Iranian-American Pastor Begins, Family Threatened

The trial of a 32-year-old Iranian-American pastor who is being held at Iran's notorious Evin Prison because of his Christian faith reportedly begun...

January 18, 2013 3:48 am
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Imprisoned Iranian-American Pastor to Face Iran’s Infamous ‘Hanging Judge’

A 32-year-old Iranian-American pastor who is being held at Iran's notorious Evin Prison because of his Christian faith will go on trial next...

Culture

Miss Israel, Miss Iraq Find ‘Peace and Love’ Amid Mideast Tensions

JNS.org – In a rare sign of Middle East solidarity, Miss Israel Adar Gandelsman and...

Israeli Soccer Star Named Most Valuable Player in Chinese League

JNS.org – Israeli soccer star Eran Zahavi was named this year’s most valuable player in the Chinese Super League (CSL) last...

Features

US Lawmakers Advance Measures to Block Aid to Hamas

The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation on Wednesday targeting the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas. The approved measures include the Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention...

Hezbollah’s Firm Grip Over Lebanon Fuels Region’s Sectarian Strife

Chief Iranian proxy Hezbollah has a firm grip over Lebanon -- and the terror group's bloody...

World

UK Labour Education Chief: Antisemitism Still a Problem ‘In Our Campu...

British lawmakers and student leaders convened on Wednesday to discuss the prevalence of antisemitism at universities and strategize on ways...

Israel

‘Anyone Who Tests Us Will Be Hit Hard,’ Israeli Minister Says Amid ...

JNS.org – “Anyone who tests us will be hit hard,” Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said on Thursday while touring...

Middle East

Saudi FM: Hezbollah Is a ‘First-Class Terrorist Organization’

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir described Hezbollah on Thursday as a "first-class terrorist organization" that should lay down its arms and respect Lebanon's sovereignty.

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