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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 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...

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...

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...

Netanyahu refuses meeting with Swedish PM for supporting recognition of Palestinian state

Until his speech on Tuesday at the UN General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with several world leaders, except for the...

Crisis in Myanmar: Thousands of Rohingya refugees flee to Bangladesh

UN troops stationed in Bangladesh report a worsening humanitarian crisis in neighboring Myanmar, where military forces have reportedly started burning the homes of the...

Israeli minister threatens Israel will withdraw UN funding if blacklist is released

Likud minister Gilad Erdan stated that if the UN Human Rights Council releases the blacklist of companies doing business in the West Bank, "Israel...