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Posts Tagged: UN Human Rights Council

June 23, 2020 12:08 pm
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UN Human Rights Council Repeatedly Condemns Israel at Resumed Session

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passed a series of resolutions condemning the State of Israel at its resumed 43rd session this week, with most...

June 21, 2020 7:46 pm
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Watchdog Group Slams UN Human Rights Council After Presentation of ‘Blacklist’ of Companies Doing Business in Settlements

The United Nations Human Rights Council, long noted for its hostility to Israel, was formally presented with a “blacklist” of various companies doing business in...

March 15, 2020 8:00 pm
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Watchdog Says United Nations Human Rights Council’s Report on Iran Is ‘Insult’ to Islamic Republic’s Many Victims

A United Nations Human Rights Council report on the human rights situation in Iran was sharply criticized over the weekend by a leading watchdog agency. Hillel...

February 13, 2020 5:30 am
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Breaking Down the UNHRC Blacklist

JNS.org - In the halls of the United Nations, they’re calling it a “database,” but it’s more commonly and accurately known as a “blacklist.” It’s...

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...

Features

Celebrating the Banai Family and the History of Israel in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Museums are in crisis all over the world due to the...

The Overnight Camp Summer That Wasn’t

JNS.org - Dahlia Jones was looking forward to this summer. For six years, she’s been attending Eisner Camp, and this...

World

‘Turning Tragedy Into Hope’: NBC’s ‘Today Show̵...

NBC’s “The Today Show” featured a segment on Monday highlighting Orthodox Jewish plasma donors helping the effort to mitigate the...

Israel

Israel-US BIRD Foundation Invests $8 Million in 10 New Collaborations

CTech - The board of Governors of the Israel-US Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation approved $8 million in funding for 10 new projects between US and Israeli companies. The...

Middle East

Explosion as Fire Breaks Out at Iranian Industrial Complex

Iranian police are investigating after a fire broke out at an industrial complex in northeast Iran where gas condensate storage tanks are sited, one of which exploded, the Mehr news agency reported...

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