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  • UN Watch to bestow Kasparov with human rights accolade

    April 8, 2013 | 9:15 am

    Garry Kasparov,  a former Russian chess grandmaster who became a political activist, will receive a human rights award from UN Watch.

    The group, which monitors the United Nations, named Kasparov the recipient of its Morris B. Abram Human Rights Award on Monday for his “long and...

  • U.N. General Assembly adopts nine resolutions condemning Israel

    December 19, 2012 | 3:01 pm

    The United Nations General Assembly adopted nine resolutions on the topics of Palestinian rights and the Golan Heights.

    The resolutions adopted Tuesday criticized Israel for “the continuing systematic violation of the human rights of the Palestinian people,” and focused on “the...

  • Magen David Adom and the Case for Diplomacy

    By Hillel Neuer

    June 29, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    GENEVA -- After 75 years, humanitarianism prevailed over rejectionism. Last Thursday, in the early morning hours, delegates to the 29th International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, assembled in Geneva from 192 states and 183 relief societies, voted by...