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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...

  • Erdogan at UN forum: Zionism is ‘crime against humanity’ [VIDEO]

    February 28, 2013 | 5:28 am

    Amid rampant hate speech against Jews published in newspapers in Turkey, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said at a United Nations meeting that anti-Semitism, Zionism and Islamophobia were all “crimes against humanity.”

    Speaking Wednesday at the “Fifth Alliance of...

  • 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...