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Russia quits UNHRC after being suspended with Israel's support

Russia's deputy UN Ambassador Gennady Kuzmin described the move as an 'illegitimate and politically motivated step,' and then announced that Russia had decided to quit the Human Rights Council.

Russia vows its forces will 'liberate' Mariupol from nationalists

Russians persists in Mariupol, separatist regions • Ukraine: Attacks against Mykolayiv break war laws • Russian morale decreasing

05/04/2022

Israel: UNHRC's new investigator has compared Nakba to Holocaust

Francesca Albanese has compared "the Holocaust to the Nakba, and advocates for the de-facto destruction of the Nation-State of the Jewish People,” Eilon Shahar said.

Pro Israel protest in Geneva

UN may update blacklist of companies operating in Israeli settlements

An initial list of 112 such companies was published in 2020. The mandate to make changes to that database on an annual basis, however, has been unfilled due to lack of funds.

Russian envoy compares Ukraine to Nazi Germany at UNHRC

Russian Ambassador compared Ukrainian actions, political and military, to Nazi Germany in United Nations Human Rights Council, causing uproar.

Geneva

US State Department official addresses return to UN Human Rights Council

The Biden administration has committed to aggressively confront anti-Israel bias in the UNHRC wherever and whenever it appears.

Biden names Atlanta Jewish leader as envoy to UN Human Rights Council

Michèle Taylor, daughter of a Holocaust survivor and founder of a congregation, was named envoy to the UNHRC by President Biden.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
24/10/2021
OVERVIEW OF the Human Rights Council at the UNHRC

US back at Human Rights Council after Trump era

Top Republican on Senate Foreign Relations Committee pans ‘lending legitimacy’ to body that ‘persecutes’ Israel

By REUTERS , LAHAV HARKOV
14/10/2021
Pro Israel protest in Geneva

Austria leads 48 nations in pledge at UNHRC to combat antisemitism

"This fight is between antisemites and anyone who believes in the values of equality, justice and liberty," Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg said.

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Jewish and Muslim organizations give joint statement at UNHRC

The World Jewish Congress and the Muslim World League gave a joint statement at the UNHRC promoting human rights for everyone.

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