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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivers remarks to the press

Nikki Haley condemns Biden decision to rejoin Human Rights Council, UNRWA

"If China, Russia, and Cuba started an organization that celebrated their tyranny in the name of human rights, would the United States want to join?"

By HADASSAH BRENNER
05/03/2021
A woman wearing a mask with a Uyghur flag takes part in a rally during China's Foreign Minister Wang

Rabbis across denominational spectrum urge congressional action on Uighurs

“Your support for this legislation is absolutely crucial to ensure that our fight to prevent further atrocities against this long-persecuted group will be successful.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
03/03/2021
OVERVIEW OF the Human Rights Council at the UNHRC

Can the US under Biden change the UNHRC? - opinion

Only a superpower like the United States can initiate change within the body.

By ITZHAK LEVANON
22/02/2021
The empty seat of Israel is pictured during a session of the Human Rights Council at the UN, 2019

US pendulum swings back into the UN Human Rights Council - analysis

Republicans snub the UNHRC, which is fixated on Israel and gives cover to dictators. Democrats seek to reform it from the inside. Has either tactic worked?

US rejoins UN Human Rights Council, reversing Trump's withdrawal

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and a senior US diplomat in Geneva announced on Monday that Washington has returned to the UN Human Rights Council as an observer.

UN Watch report highlights anti-Israel bias at UN Human Rights Council

Among the claims made against Israel at the UNHRC include Israel hindering the Palestinians in their fight against COVID-19.

The UN is rewarding China's litany of human rights abuse - analysis

The UN rewards China’s litany of human rights abuses with influential position on its Human Rights Council, rather than punishing Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.

By MAYA CARLIN
18/04/2020
OVERVIEW OF the Human Rights Council at the UNHRC

The UN blacklist and a lesson on corporate responsibility

The UNHRC published a blacklist of companies that they claim do business with or in Israeli settlements.

By MARK GOLDFEDER , GARY EPSTEIN
29/02/2020

NGOs to present activist with award for fighting slavery in Mauritania

Mauritania has an estimated 500,000 slaves in the country – the highest rate of slavery in the world.

Israeli security forces are seen during protest against the U.S. president Donald Trump's Middle Eas

Security firm owner 'proud' to be on UN business blacklist

Rachel Risby Raz, co-owner of Galshan Shvakim, said her firm protected innocent people regardless of race or geographical location, and was proud to do so.

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