Human rights

The United Nations General Assembly votes to adopt a draft resolution to deplore the use of excessiv
Palestinians to raise refugee ‘right of return’ at first UN racism review

The PA’s human rights record will be reviewed for the first time by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents escort an immigrant
Rabbinic human rights group calls planned ICE immigrant raids ‘inhumane’

A rabbinic human rights group denounced planned raids on undocumented immigrants as “cruel, immoral, and inhumane.”

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
14/07/2019
Nicki Minaj arrives at Tidal's office in Oslo, Norway March 4, 2019
Ten artists hit by human rights criticism over concerts

Here are 10 artists who have drawn flak for agreeing to play in countries that have been criticized over human rights.

By REUTERS
11/07/2019
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Palestinian Authority releases anti-corruption activist after public outcry

According to information obtained by the family, he said, his father was detained after reporting to the PA police in Ramallah hours after the raid on his home.

UNHCR spokesperson warns of ‘Sea of blood’ unless migrants are helped

Speaking in Rome, UNHCR spokesperson Carlotta Sami warned that thousands might die trying to enter Europe illegally unless humanitarian aid be possible.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
09/06/2019
Iranian human rights activist sentenced to 30 years and 111 lashes

Amir Salar Davoudi was found guilty of “propaganda against the state” for setting up a channel on Telegram denouncing human rights abuses in Iran.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
04/06/2019
Students play with Lego bricks in the Pishtaz School in Tehran October 2011
Religious minorities forbidden from teaching in Iranian kindergartens

"It is clear that this announcement is explicitly opposed to the laws of the country," wrote a Zoroastrian member of Iran's Parliament.

03/06/2019
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