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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses a news conference at the State Department in Washington,
Pompeo accuses UN of hypocrisy after condemnation of US police brutality

"The United Nations Human Rights Council, now comprised of Venezuela and recently, Cuba and China, has long been and remains a haven for dictators and democracies that indulge them."

By REUTERS
20/06/2020
UNHRC arms embargo call against Israel passes by only slim margin

Body approved the text by a 22-8 vote, with 17 abstentions

UNHRC suspends Israeli-Palestinian debate due to coronavirus

The UNHRC meets three times a year. It is mandated to debate the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at every session, but the passage of resolutions against Israel often takes place at the March session.

The empty seat of Israel is pictured during a session of the Human Rights Council at the UN, 2019
UNHRC’s game is rigged, so Israel isn’t playing - Analysis

The UNHRC is publishing this list even though the only support it received for doing so was from the Arab League, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, South Africa, Venezuela and Cuba.

Rights groups call on UN body to act against Iran

Violations by Islamic Republic continue a month after anti-government unrest breaks out

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
20/12/2019
Maya Ghazal, female Syrian refugee and pilot-to-be, makes solo flight

"We just want to be viewed as normal human beings," said Ghazal, who is working to become the first female Syrian refugee pilot.

17/12/2019
OMAR SHAKIR, Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director, looks up before a hearing at the Supr
Did Israel sledgehammer its reputation as a functioning democracy?

And, are Israel’s ongoing conflicts with international bodies endemic to being viewed as the ‘occupier’?

The United Nations General Assembly votes to adopt a draft resolution to deplore the use of excessiv
Diplomats at the U.N. commit antisemitic acts

For each democratic diplomat who has participated in the massive U.N. condemnation of Israel, a file should be established of how often they have participated in such manifestations of antisemitim.

Ravid Elfassi at the UN Human Rights Council
Former IDF combat officer gives testimony to U.N. Human Rights Council

Ravid Elfassi, who served in the Golani brigade's reconnaissance unit, spoke less than a day before UNHCR adopted report accusing Israel of war crimes.

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