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UN makes mockery of its Human Rights Council

“It’s logically absurd and morally obscene that the UN is about to elect to its top human rights body a regime that herded 1 million Uighurs into camps."

Syria has right to recover the Golan Heights from Israel, envoy tells UNHRC

“Our country in no way recognizes any of the administrative measures taken by the Israeli occupying power in the Syrian Golan,” Syria's ambassador to the UNHRC said.

Palestinians take part in a rally marking the 31st anniversary of Hamas' founding, in Gaza City

Criminalizing Israel’s right to self-defense in Gaza - analysis

Until the ICC formally drops the matter, just the specter of possible ICC prosecution gives additional weight to any UN activity or report that speaks to war crimes.

Destroyed buildings are seen in the city of Sinjar, Iraq November 24, 2017. Picture taken November 2

Left Behind by War: Unexploded Ordnance Keeps Killing Displaced Iraqis

Some 70% of explosive hazards still lie beneath the rubble left by years of battle.

By JULIA ALTMANN/THE MEDIA LINE
14/06/2019

U.K. promises to vote against anti-Israel resolutions at UNHRC

“We will continue to press for the abolition of Item 7, which only undermines the credibility of the world’s leading human rights forum,” Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt wrote in an op-ed for 'The JC.'

OVERVIEW OF the Human Rights Council at the UNHRC

Israel working to delay UNHRC blacklist

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is expected to publish the list either before, or during the session, which is scheduled to run from February 25 to March 22.

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, a Saudi woman who claims to be fleeing her country and family.

WATCH: Saudi teen seeking asylum in Australia describes harrowing tale

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun has said that she feared her family would kill her if she were sent back to Saudi Arabia and that she had renounced Islam, a crime punishable by death under Saudi law.

By REUTERS , ALON EINHORN
09/01/2019
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U.N. report: Less than half of refugee children enrolled in school

Only 61 percent of refugee children attend primary school, compared to more than 90 percent of all children.

By REUTERS
29/08/2018
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