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  • Netanyahu asked European leaders to vote against Israel at U.N.

    July 6, 2015 | 3:57 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked several European leaders to support the United Nations Human Rights Council report that slams Israel’s Gaza war actions, a British newspaper reported.

    Netanyahu called British Prime Minister David Cameron, German Chancellor Angela...

  • Owning up to truths: The UNHRC and its report

    June 23, 2015 | 4:13 pm

    The report on last summer’s conflict between Israel and Hamas by a committee representing the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) elicited the usual response from the Israel government – even before its formal release on Monday!  Prime Minister Netanyahu declared that the...

  • No longer the UN, but UNAI – United Nations Against Israel

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    March 24, 2015 | 9:46 am

    Israel is a leading country when it comes to women’s rights. There’s no doubt that the sky is the limit to all women here, and any woman can do and be anything her heart desires (under the limits of the still ongoing women discrimination worldwide.) If you look at our neighbors,...

  • Report by U.N. panel probing Gaza war crimes postponed for 3 months

    March 9, 2015 | 3:20 pm

    The U.N. panel investigating possible war crimes during last summer’s Gaza conflict has received a three-month extension to present its report.

    The report of the Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza conflict was due to be published this month but was postponed to June,...

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  • Kerry decries Human Rights Council’s ‘obsession’ with Israel

    March 2, 2015 | 8:53 am

    There is an “unbalanced focus” on Israel by the United Nations Human Rights Council, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told its members.

    “No one in this room can deny that there is an unbalanced focus on one democratic country,” Kerry said in an address to the council on Monday...

  • Alleging U.N. bias, Israel again keeping distance from Gaza probe

    August 19, 2014 | 10:51 am

    The United Nations probe into the Gaza conflict hasn’t even begun, but Israel already is convinced that it won’t end well.

    In a resolution adopted by a vote of 29-1 with 17 abstentions, the U.N. Human Rights Council moved last month to establish a commission of inquiry “to...

  • U.S. envoy to U.N. slams Human Rights Council’s Gaza panel

    By Julie Bien

    August 18, 2014 | 2:45 pm

    Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, criticized the world body’s panel created to investigate the recent conflict in Gaza.

    At a private meeting on Friday with American Jewish communal leaders, Power said the U.N.’s Human Rights Council “has shown itself...

  • Clooney’s fiancee turns down U.N. commission

    August 12, 2014 | 1:24 pm

    Amal Alamuddin, the British attorney engaged to actor George Clooney, declined her nomination to serve on a U.N. panel investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza.

    Alamuddin attributed her decision to “prior professional commitments,” she said, adding she “regrets that...

  • U.N. panel probing Israel to include George Clooney’s fiancee

    August 11, 2014 | 1:41 pm

    Amal Alamuddin, a British attorney and the fiancee of actor George Clooney, will serve on a U.N. commission investigating Israel for possible war crimes in Gaza.

    Alamuddin, who was the legal adviser to the prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and has represented...

  • Wake up, Ban Ki-Moon!

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    August 11, 2014 | 8:38 am

    Mr. Ban,

    By the time these words are being written, about half of the world population knows that you and the organization you lead are a fraud.

    You may think we're blinded by the United Nations' original purpose, but it's not 1945 anymore, and your organization is no longer...

  • UNHRC draws Jewish praise for Iran position

    March 25, 2011 | 11:19 am

    The U.N. Human Rights Council drew rare praise from Jewish groups for creating a position for a special rapporteur on Iran.

    “Following the recent suspension of Libya’s membership in the Human Rights Council, this vote on Iran conveys another strong message that the Geneva-based...

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