Tag Archives: Human Rights Council

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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It’s the Bash-Israel session at the UN Human Wrongs Council again

Here we go again. If I was feeling really lazy (and I am) I could just go back to last year’s post, or the year before that or… you get the point. This year is no different, and the UN-illustrious … Continue reading

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Bizarro World at the UN

Yesterday was the thrice-yearly Hate Israel Day at the UN, (what? only 3 times a year? I thought it was an everyday occurrence) as Hillel Neuer of UN Watch explains: Today is Hate Israel Day at the U.N., a feature of … Continue reading

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UN Rapporteur Richard Falk attempts to silence UN Watch

The vile Richard Falk, the UN’s “Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights” (the Palestinians being the only people entitled to their own personal rapporteur), notorious for his extreme anti-Israel prejudice, is now trying to shut down UN Watch, the organization … Continue reading

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Human Rights as a weapon of lawfare against Israel

Even though these stories are from the last week or two they are still as relevant as ever. In fact if you look through any articles about the UN and Israel they will sound like reruns, and in effect they … Continue reading

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Annual Christmas anti-Israel hate-fest gets under way

A straight line runs from the demonisation and delegitimization of Israel, so common in the media and international forums like NGOs and the UN, to incidents like the boycott of Israel instituted by the ANC, the ruling party of South … Continue reading

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