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Hillel Neuer, Director of UN Watch provides a brief history of the UN Human Rights Council and how it has fallen from its initial high ideals into a political farce.
Israeli authorities denied Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) Israel and Palestine director, Omar Shakir, a work visa, the group announced in a statement on Friday. The group said Israel’s Interior Ministry accused HRW of “Palestinian propaganda” and not being a “real human rights group.”
Israel has denied a work permit to a Human Rights Watch researcher, accusing the group of serving as Palestinian propagandists in a move the U.S.-based organisation called an "ominous turn". The news emerged as Israel faced criticism from the U.N. Show More Summary
Interior Ministry accuses prominent international group of "Palestinian propaganda" in move criticized by U.S.
The advocacy group, which has worked in the country for decades, said the rejection was “part of a pattern” of actions by the government to close off criticism.
Israel has denied a work permit to a Human Rights Watch researcher after receiving Foreign Ministry advice that HRW works “in the service of Palestinian propaganda under the false banner of human rights,” the immigration authority said. HRW said the move was unexpected, since the...
NGO calls the decision an “ominous turn” after years of free access.
Israeli authorities reject Human Rights Watch request for work permit, accusing it of having a 'pro-Palestinian' agenda.
Decision to ban new HRW director from working in Israel is an ‘ominous turn’ and puts country in same league as North Korea says NGO Israel is refusing to issue visas to the international staff of one of the most prominent international...Show More Summary
Israel will stop issuing work visas to Human Rights Watch staff, the NGO said Friday, with the Jewish state accusing the group of being "fundamentally biased" against it. The New York-based watchdog, which has written critical reports...Show More Summary
Israeli authorities have rejected a request from Human Rights Watch to grant a work permit to its regional director, accusing the group of engaging in Palestinian "propaganda," the group said … Click to Continue »
WASHINGTON ? The Israeli government is blocking an American citizen from taking his post with Human Rights Watch in Israel, accusing the group of engaging in “politics in the service of Palestinian propaganda.” The 39-year-old NobelShow More Summary
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Human Rights Watch has hailed a move by Lebanon’s government to lift a USD 200 residency fee for Syrian nationals, but said concerns remain about some of the most vulnerable refugees. Lebanon is home to about 1.5 million refugees from neighbouring Syria, ravaged by nearly six years of war, and hundreds of thousands of Palestinian […]
A huge newly-built Ethiopian dam is cutting off the supply of water to Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, rights group Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
Syrian military forces dropped chlorine gas in rebel-held residential areas of Aleppo at least eight times late last year, killing four children and five other civilians in a protracted battle to retake the city, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Monday. Roughly 200 people in eastern...
Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday. The findings add to mounting evidence of the use of banned chemical weapons in the six-year-old Syrian civil war and could strengthen calls by Britain, […]
Government forces carried out at least eight chemical attacks during the final push for Aleppo, Human Rights Watch said.