At a time when the world is debating the openness of Israeli democracy, this extended legal battle started when the Strategic Affairs and Interior ministries sough to deport HRW director Omar Shakir.
The story of liberal democracies in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has been, to a large extent, the story of protecting personal liberties by independent democratic institutions.
Participating in mixed sporting events is illegal in Iran, as are most activities that mix both men and women.
The video disappeared from her social media accounts, following the announcement of the court summons. However, it has been reposted in several other locations.
"If they don't want to kill me, then I'm not doing my job," el-Baghdadi wrote on Twitter.
Human Rights Watch condemned the ban.
The company named in the U.N. statement - India-based timber firm Accurate Industries - could not be reached for comment.
Most were minority Shi'ite Muslims who may not have had fair trials and at least three were minors when sentenced, the UN Human Rights Chief said.
The decision by the U.S. government "is sending a damaging message to law enforcement, the courts and to the courageous survivors who are breaking the silence around FGM"- human rights activist.
Israel’s Foreign Ministry confirmed Thursday night that these four countries would vote “no” on all Agenda Item 7 resolutions to protest the UNHRC’s bias against Israel.