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Posts Tagged: UN Human Rights Council

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...

February 27, 2018 4:07 pm
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Mother of IDF Soldier Who Never Returned From Gaza Still Waiting to Welcome Him Home

In the summer of 2014, Zehava Shaul’s son, Oron, went off to war in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. He never returned and, nearly four years...

February 1, 2018 9:26 am
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Israel Rejects UN Report on Companies Linked to Settlements

The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it had identified 206 companies doing business linked to Israeli settlements in the West Bank and...

Culture

International Judo Federation Gives Iran the Chop

JNS.org - The International Judo Federation (IJF) declared on Wednesday that Iran is forbidden from participating in any future judo...

Designer Throws Bat Mitzvah-Themed Show at New York Fashion Week

A designer recently showcased her newest collection at New York Fashion Week with a bat mitzvah-themed party. Susan Korn, the creative...

Features

Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Simone Weichselbaum and Yossi Rosenberg decided it was time to shake things up. The best friends wanted to hold events...

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit

JNS.org - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...

World

Anti-Israel Activist Zahra Billoo Voted Off Women’s March Board, Blam...

Zahra Billoo, a former head of the San Francisco chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations and fervent anti-Israel...

Israel

China’s Jiangsu Province Sets Up Tel Aviv Innovation Center

CTech - China's Jiangsu Province has launched a Tel Aviv innovation center, the Israel-Jiangsu Center, on Wednesday, the center announced. The center is designed to host Israeli startups as well...

Middle East

Yemen’s Houthis Threaten to Attack United Arab Emirates Targets

Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a...

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