More than 100 Russian soldiers were killed in eastern Ukraine in a battle this month while helping pro-Russian separatists fight Ukrainian troops, two members of the Russian presidential human rights council said on Thursday, citing accounts of eye-witness and relatives of the dead. Show More Summary
In March 2015, Ms. Farida Shaheed, the United Nations Special Rapporteur in the Field of Cultural Rights, will be submitting a report to the Human Rights Council that will focus on the impact intellectual property has on the arts. Presently, Ms. Show More Summary
Israel and its supporters are pivoting to their next adversary: the United Nations Human Rights Council and William Schabas, who has been tapped to lead the inquiry. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach has already issued an advertisement printed in...Show More Summary
On Monday, George Clooney's fiancée, Lebanese-born international lawyer Amal Alamuddin, turned down an appointment to serve on a special three-person panel for the United Nations Human Rights Council. However, she did not turn the position...Show More Summary
Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out Wednesday at the UN Human Rights Council, accusing it of granting "legitimacy to terror organisations" by investigating Israel for alleged war crimes in Gaza.
Israel has strongly spoken out against the appointment of Canadian international lawyer William Schabas to head the U.N. Human Rights Council's inquiry into the Gaza conflict, accusing the lawyer of setting himself against the Jewish state and suggesting that the commission has already indicated it will have an anti-Israel bias.
Palestinian Ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Council, Ibrahim Khraishi admitted live on a television interview recently, in a moment of extreme candor, that Hamas are the ones perpetrating war crimes against Israel and not the other way round. His comments, which were said on a Palestinian Authority TV interview in July and translated by
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said Tuesday a probe by the UN Human Rights Council will prove Israel committed war crimes and violated humanitarian law during its Gaza offensive. Speaking after Israel complained that the...Show More Summary
Hollywood star George Clooney's fiancee Amal Alamuddin has declined her nomination to join a commission probing Israel's Gaza offensive, the head of the UN Human Rights Council said Tuesday. In a statement, Baudelaire Ndong Ella said...Show More Summary
Israel lashed out on Tuesday after the UN Human Rights Council named the man who will be running an inquiry into its Gaza offensive. Canadian international lawyer William Schabas, who will head the commission, is widely regarded in Israel...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM -- On Monday, the UN announced its appointees to a special 3-person Human Rights Council (HRC) panel that will look into allegations of human rights abuses and violations of international law in the Israel-Gaza war. Leading the panel will be William Schabas, Canadian international law expert and a well-known critic of Israel. Show More Summary
Goldstone, The Sequel: The UN Human Rights Council just can't help itself
George Clooney’s wife-to-be, human rights lawyer, Amal Alamuddin, has be chosen by the U.N. Human Rights Council to sit on a commission looking into alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza. The New York Post reported today that Alamuddin will be joined by Senegal’s Doudou Dienne, who was the UN’s Special Rapporteur on contemporary racism from
Human Rights Council names William Schabas, Doudou Diene and Amal Alamuddin to its next mission to look into atrocities in Gaza, sequel to Goldstone report. Israel lobbyist says the report won't be favorable to Israel.
Israel’s use of violence in protecting itself from Hamas rockets is supposedly causing Palestinian men to beat their wives according to the United Nations Human Rights Council. But why does UNHRC head Navi Pillay seem to blame Israel for domestic abuse? In a related report by The Inquisitr, in our exclusive interview with Dr. Manfred
If Israeli attacks in Gaza have been "indiscriminate," as the UN Human Rights Council says, why have they killed three times as many “civilian” men as women? Anthony Reuben, the head of Statistics for BBC News, points out ample reason...Show More Summary
A petition being circulated online with the hopes of forcing the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) into investigating war crimes perpetuated by Hamas in the Gaza Strip has attracted over 12,000 signatories to date. The petition,...Show More Summary
Human Rights Watch sharply criticised the Syrian air force Wednesday for intensifying strikes on Aleppo, despite a UN Security Council resolution ordering all sides in the conflict to stop indiscriminate attacks. The New York-based group...Show More Summary