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Jerusalem reprimands 3 foreign envoys for voting against Israel

The countries were reprimanded by the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s Deputy Director-General for Western Europe.

Israel rejects UNHRC’s resolution to investigate Gaza clashes

The UN Human Rights Council has voted to launch an investigation into the deaths of Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border on Monday. Twenty-nine...

UN human rights chief claims Israel’s use of lethal force was unjustified

Following the violent clashes along the Gaza border, the UN Human Rights Council met on Friday to discuss the situation of the Palestinians in...

UN human rights chief says Israel uses ‘excessive force’ along Gaza border

As Palestinians gather near the Gaza border fence for the fifth Friday in a row, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al...

Palestinians trying to advance anti-Israel resolution at UN Human Rights Council

The Palestinians are urging the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to issue a report that claims that the human rights of Palestinians are...

UN report condemns continued human rights abuses by Iranian regime

In a UN report published Monday, the late human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir described her concern over continued human rights abuses in Iran, including...

US ambassador blasts UNHRC for treating Israel differently

At the start of the UN Human Rights Council’s 37th session, the US criticized the council for its inequitable policies. “It is unacceptable that...

Russia FM says rebels blocking humanitarian aid in eastern Ghouta

Addressing the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the rebels in Syria’s besieged eastern Ghouta of...

Nikki Haley criticizes UN for allowing Iranian minister to speak at Human Rights Council

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley was quoted in a press release saying that the UN should be “ashamed” for allowing a known...

UN postpones publication of ‘blacklist’ listing companies active in West Bank

The UN Human Rights Council issued a report detailing its work on a database of business connected with West Bank settlements. However, the council...