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Posts Tagged: UN Human Rights Council

October 11, 2019 12:54 pm
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Venezuela, Iraq Among Human Rights Abusers Slated to Join UN Rights Body, Advocates Warn

Prominent human rights advocates on Friday warned that a slate of states with records of systemic human rights abuse and enmity toward Israel are on...

September 23, 2019 10:27 am
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Mother of Captured Israeli Soldier to Address UN Human Rights Council

JNS.org - Leah Goldin, mother of captured Israel Defense Forces’ soldier Hadar Goldin, is scheduled to address the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva later...

March 24, 2019 9:33 am
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Experts Reveal: UN Knew of Militant Activity on Gaza Border, But Did Not Report It

JNS.org - After testifying at the United Nations below the Human Rights Council plenary earlier this week, Joe Truzman, an expert on Palestinian militant groups active...

March 22, 2019 3:12 pm
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Israeli Spokesman Highlights ‘Moral Majority’ at UN Human Rights Council Opposed to Singling Out Jewish State

Israel's Foreign Ministry on Friday highlighted the existence of a "moral majority" at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), as it condemned the adoption...

March 18, 2019 11:22 am
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Pro-Israel Crowd in Geneva Protests Outside UN Human Rights Council’s Ritual Condemnation of Jewish State

Hundreds of pro-Israel demonstrators on Monday gathered outside the United Nations Human Rights Council's 40th session in Geneva as the body prepared for its annual...

March 7, 2019 10:02 am
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Europeans, Canada, Australia Issue First Rebuke of Saudi Arabia at UN Rights Forum

Three dozen countries, including all 28 EU members, called on Saudi Arabia on Thursday to release 10 activists and cooperate with a UN-led investigation into...

March 6, 2019 9:28 am
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Top UN Official Urges ‘Restraint’ as One-Year Anniversary of Start of Gaza Border Riots Nears

United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday that she regretted Israel's "immediate dismissal" of a UN report on its security forces killing Palestinian...

February 6, 2019 11:58 am
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UN Human Rights Council to Publish Seven Reports on Israel, Two for Iran and Syria

JNS.org - Of a list of 79 reports to be dealt with at the upcoming 40th UN Human Rights Council meeting, seven will be dedicated to...

August 21, 2018 10:03 am
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A Belated Obituary for the World’s Conscience

JNS.org - If personal dignity and good intentions are enough to justify a long career, then Kofi Annan deserves all of the plaudits that he’s...

July 4, 2018 9:34 am
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Hungary Condemns Rising Antisemitism Within Halls of UN Human Rights Council

JNS.org - Hungary condemned the growing threat of antisemitism during the UN Human Rights Council’s 38th session in Geneva on Monday. “Jewish communities are enduring growing threat...

June 25, 2018 8:51 am
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Leaving the UN Human Rights Council Was the Right Decision

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on the one hand and human rights on the other hand constitute a classic oxymoron, as underlined by the...

June 21, 2018 9:24 am
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US Withdrawal Leaves Vacuum at UN Rights Forum

China, Britain and the European Union lamented on Wednesday Washington's decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council as Western countries began looking for a...

June 14, 2018 4:34 pm
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American Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council Appears ‘Imminent,’ US Source Says

Talks with the United States over how to reform the main UN rights body have failed to meet Washington's demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting...

March 23, 2018 2:12 pm
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Top US Diplomat Haley Slams UN Human Rights Council as ‘Foolish and Unworthy of Its Name’ After Passage of More Anti-Israel Resolutions

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed the UN Human Rights Council on Friday after it approved a slew of anti-Israel decisions within the...

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Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

World

Canadian Politicians, Jewish Groups Slam Protest of IDF Reservists at York ...

Several Canadian politicians and Jewish community representatives have denounced protests targeting former Israeli soldiers who spoke at York University in...

Israel

Ex-Israeli Ambassador to US Outlines Potential War With Iranian Proxies, Ca...

In a radio interview on Thursday, ex-Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren outlined what a future war with between...

Middle East

Iran Begins Reconnecting Internet After Shutdown Over Protests

Iran on Thursday began restoring internet access in the capital Tehran and a number of provinces, news agencies and residents said, after a five-day-long nationwide shutdown meant to help stifle protests...

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