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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...

Features

Why Aren’t Muslim Countries Helping the Palestinians?

JNS.org - Why aren’t Muslim countries leading givers to the Palestinian cause? That question has renewed relevance after a United Nations agency’s...

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

Palestinian Officials Are Frustrated With Trump’s Pro-Israel Positions, D...

Palestinian officials are frustrated with President Donald Trump’s pro-Israel positions, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Sunday, citing a...

Israel

Arab Students Call for Intifada in Protest at Jerusalem’s Hebrew Universi...

JNS.org - Arab students called for a renewed intifada (violent uprising) and brandished photos of convicted terrorists in a protest held...

Middle East

Governor of Turkish Resort Region Invites Israeli Tourists to Return

JNS.org - A delegation of 15 Turkish dignitaries, including the governor of the Mediterranean resort region of Antalya, arrived in Israel on May 24 for a three-day visit to promote Israeli...

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