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Posts Tagged: Human rights

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...

January 15, 2013 2:24 am
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Iran May Hang Imprisoned U.S. Pastor

Free Beacon - An American-Iranian pastor imprisoned in Tehran since September may face hanging because of his Christian faith. Saeed Abedini sent a letter...

January 9, 2013 9:40 am
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UN: Cuba’s Detention Of Jewish-American Alan Gross is Arbitrary, Violates International Law

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Tuesday made public its opinion in the case of Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross, stating...

October 7, 2012 3:02 am
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Obama Admin. Sends Anti-American, Anti-Israel Islamist Marayati To Speak Overseas on Human Rights

It was, unfortunately, no surprise when the Obama Administration selected Salam Al-Marayati to join the U.S. delegation at a human rights conference being held in...

September 28, 2012 9:28 am
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Bomb Survivor Highlights Pro-Israel Rally in New York

While Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at the United Nations Sept. 27, a coalition including Israel...

Culture

Gefilte Fish Causes Some First-Time Tasters to Smile, Others to Gag

A new video shows people tasting gefilte fish for the first time, and...

Belieb It: Justin Bieber to Perform in Israel in 2017

JNS.org -- Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will perform in Israel as part of his upcoming 2017 international tour. The singer announced...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

Report: Donald Trump to Name Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday. The 64-year-old veteran oil...

Israel

Facing Evacuation, Amona Settlers Plan Resistance Campaign

Facing a court-ordered evacuation, residents of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the West Bank are digging in for a fight to the finish. Vowing fierce but nonviolent resistance,...

Middle East

At Least 13 Said Dead, 38 Injured in Twin Blasts Outside Istanbul Soccer St...

At least 13 people are reported to have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in central Istanbul, according...

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