World Jewish Congress urges UNHRC commission of inquiry on Gaza to remain independent and impartial

July 29, 2018 by  
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The World Jewish Congress is calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council’s commission of inquiry on Gaza, whose three members were appointed this week, to ensure that it “maintains the highest levels of balance and objectivity” when investigating the events of the recent protests on the Israel-Gaza border. Read more

Danby: Australia to stay in UNHRC but join the US in fighting anti-Israel bias at the UN

June 21, 2018 by  
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Australia should remain in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), but in America’s absence we will have to fight even harder for the organisation based at the old League of Nations headquarters in Geneva, to rebalance its focus on international human rights…writes Michael Danby. Read more

WJC applauds United States’ UNHRC withdrawl

June 21, 2018 by  
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The World Jewish Congress has applauded the United States’ decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council over its obsessive and biased focus on the State of Israel. Read more

Netanyahu, Danon praise US decision to leave UNHRC

June 20, 2018 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has thanked the Trump administration for the decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the world body had  “betrayed its mission of protecting human rights”. Read more

Citing ‘chronic bias against Israel’ the US quits the UN Human Rights Council

June 20, 2018 by  
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday that the U.S. is pulling out of the U.N. Human Rights Council, citing the world body’s “chronic” bias against Israel as one of the primary factors for the withdrawal. Read more

Australia takes a seat at the United Nations Human Right Council

June 19, 2018 by  
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Australia’s second session as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) commences in Geneva today. Read more

British demand that UN Human Rights Council end its anti-Israel bias

June 19, 2018 by  
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The United Kingdom called on the United Nations Human Rights Council to ends its long-standing bias against Israel and drop the controversial agenda item singling out the Jewish state. Read more

US threatens to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias

June 17, 2018 by  
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The United States is close to withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council after talks to reform the Council have failed to meet Washington’s demands. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

October 21, 2017 by  
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Discoveries, innovations and world “firsts” combined with other positive developments kick start the post (Jewish) New Year into high gear. Read more

Hope for reason to prevail at the UNHRC as Australia takes its place

October 18, 2017 by  
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The Jewish community has welcomed the Australia’s election to Unite Nations Human Right Council. Read more

(UN)limited obsessions continue…writes Michael Kuttner

June 26, 2015 by  
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Another week and more obsessive, unmitigated outpourings of condemnation issue forth from groups which are dedicated to slandering the Jewish State. Read more

United Nations: Convergence of Hypocrisy, Deceit, and Evil…writes Isi Leibler

February 3, 2013 by  
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Israel was the first country to boycott the annual human rights review presented at the bogus United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Despite being tacitly rebuked by the US, Israel was justified in doing so. For years, whilst ignoring the rampant denial of human rights and the butchering of hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians throughout the world, the proceedings of this despicably biased body were concentrated on relentlessly condemning, demonizing and delegitimizing the Jewish state. Read more