Tag Archives: human rights

Speaking truth to power: Hillel Neuer at the UNHRC; a Saudi TV host criticises Islam

I was going to title this post “Into the Lion’s Den”, since the stars of both videos are taking on very controversial, if not downright dangerous, positions. First, here is Hillel Neuer, from the amazing UN Watch organization, in his … Continue reading

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The UN’s war against Israel

I have written extensively on the anti-Israel bias of the UN and more particularly about the UNHRC on this blog, and the ongoing farce that goes by that name becomes repetitive. But occasionally the UN transcends even its own below-minimum … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence on Breaking the Silence

The foreign-funded NGO Breaking the Silence (BtS) is a pernicious organization dedicated to slandering and besmirching the good name of the IDF. It goes around the world levelling accusations against the IDF, accusing it of human rights abuses against Palestinian … 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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Insecurity for Israelis should not be a given

An interesting article in the Algemeiner highlights the way we Israelis have internalized something that should have been left behind in the deep dark Galut (Exile): the feeling of insecurity and of living at the whim and behest of others. … Continue reading

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Pass the popcorn: Unprecedented tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran

When our enemies start fighting each other Israel can usually sit back and enjoy the show, although always with a weather eye out for any “collateral damage” that might be headed our way, whether from stray missiles and bullets or … Continue reading

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