Tag Archives: Human Rights Council

The ICC wants to investigate Israel – again

The International Criminal Court (the ICC) reminds me of a movie monster that, despite being killed, simply won’t stay dead. After repeated efforts to investigate Israel’s purported “war crimes” and “human rights abuses”, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda declared that she … Continue reading

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The US leaves the UNHRC citing anti-Israel bias and corruption

After threatening the Human Rights Wrongs Council last year that they would leave the institution if its corruption and anti-Israel bias was not fixed, the US this week announced its departure. US Ambassador Nikki Haley explained the multiple reasons: RT … Continue reading

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An epic moment at the UN as former Hamas member speaks up for Israel

This has to be one of the most epic and stunning moments in the history of the UN.  Once more the UN Human Rights Wrongs Council was holding a debate on “the human rights situation in Palestine”. All the usual … Continue reading

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The Rogue’s Gallery at the UN Human Rights Council

In the unlikely event that we might have forgotten what the UN is really about (hint: it is not all sweetness and light, or democracy and peace), here is UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer to remind us, as he reports on … Continue reading

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Hitting back at the UN

Perhaps under the influence of US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, who has taken a staunchly pro-Israel stance and has castigated the UN several times for its anti-Israel bias; or maybe because of the wave of terror attacks hitting … Continue reading

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The UN does something right for a change – and the Palestinians have a hissy fit

On International Holocaust Memorial Day, which fell last Friday, 27th January, the new Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres spoke movingly about the vicious antisemitism throughout the millennia which led to its inexorable nadir in the Holocaust. What distinguished … Continue reading

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