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Posts Tagged: UNHRC US

June 16, 2017 9:36 am
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US Mulls Funding Cut of UN Human Rights Council

JNS.org - The United States has indicated that it may replace the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) with “other means” for addressing human rights issues,...

June 6, 2017 9:03 am
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US May Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council Over Body’s ‘Anti-Israel Bias’

The US is expected to announce Tuesday that it may withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, pending reforms to policies and removing what Washington...

Features

As Iranian Minorities Join Protests, Could the US and Israel Arm Them?

JNS.org - As the anti-regime protests wind down in Iran, the White House said on...

Report Details Scope of Persecution in the Cradle of Christianity

JNS.org - While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for...

Financial Desperation Leads ISIS to Sell Its Own Coins Online

Facing financial setbacks, the Islamic State (ISIS) is turning to more unorthodox methods for raising money: selling its own currency...

World

Seeking Reforms, Trump Administration to Withhold $65 Million in Funding fo...

The United States will give a UN agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians, but will withhold a further $65...

Israel

US Jewish Groups Urge Israeli Government to Scrap African Migrant Deportati...

Two prominent American Jewish groups urged the Israeli government on Tuesday to abandon a controversial plan to deport African migrants...

Middle East

Pakistan Clerics Issue Fatwa Against Suicide Bombings

More than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, in a book unveiled by the government on Tuesday. For years, the South Asian nation...

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