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Israeli Arab parliamentarians team up with Palestinians against Israel at UN

Israeli Knesset Members from the Joint Arab List party met with UN and senior PA officials in order to facilitate the passing of an anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations to condemn Israel’s Nationality Law as “Apartheid.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Arab MKs from the Joint Arab List are preparing a resolution at the United Nations to condemn the Nationality Law, Hadashot News reported.

According to the report, a number of MKs from the Joint List met with UN officials alongside Palestinian Authority representative Riyad Mansour and other senior PA officials in order to arrange the passing of the anti-Israel resolution. Continue Reading »

Head of UNHRC’s anti-Israel crime probe into Hamas ‘March of Return’ resigns

David Crane, who was tasked by the overtly anti-Israel UNHRC to chair a panel to only investigate Israel’s actions during the Hamas riots along the Israel’s border known as the ‘Great March of Return,’ offered his letter of resignation yesterday.
– Watch investigative video report.

By TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

Legal expert David Michael Crane resigned Wednesday from his post as chair of the UN Human Rights panel that is probing possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza.

Crane, who teaches international criminal law at Syracuse University College of Law in New York, was appointed to the post along with the two other panel members last month. Continue Reading »

Palestinian envoy presents initiative to expel Israel from United Nations

With no chance of the Palestinians obtaining Security Council support with an assured US veto, an automatic Muslim majority at the General Assembly is likely to usher in a non-binding resolution for another token propaganda victory.

By Itamar Eichner

 

The Foreign Ministry and the Israeli delegation to the United Nations are preparing to thwart a Palestinian move aimed at suspending or permanently removing Israel from the UN in light of its controversial Nation-State Law.

The Palestinians will argue that Israel disregards UN Security Council resolutions, defies the the Charter of the United Nations, and encourages apartheid through the Nation-State Law. Continue Reading »

UN interferes with court demolition ruling of illegal Bedouin encampment 

A spokeswoman for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights requested that Israel not raze the unsafe Bedouin roadside encampment, which Israel’s Supreme Court ruled was illegally built and posed a security threat.
– Far-left group J Street, signed a petition stating any demolition would ‘strike a major blow to prospects for a two-state solution.’

By the Associated Press

 

The UN’s main human rights body expressed concern on Tuesday over Israel’s expected demolition of a Bedouin hamlet in the West Bank, the structures of which Israel says were illegally built and pose a threat to security due to their proximity to a highway. Continue Reading »

U.S. quits UNHRC over “self-serving org that makes a mockery of human rights”

Blaming the ‘disproportionate focus and unending hostility towards Israel’, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, “We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of human rights.”

By i24NEWS

 

Slamming the United Nations Human Rights Council for hypocrisy, and “unrelenting” bias against Israel, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday the US quits the international body

“We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-serving organization that makes a mockery of human rights,” she said. Continue Reading »

US official: Chronic bias at UNHRC compels “imminent” US withdrawal

Since the UN Human Rights Council’s founding, the int’l body’s ‘chronic anti-Israel bias’ has been manifested by condemning Israel 78 times, incongruously more than all other countries in the world combined, bringing the US envoy to proclaim, “Actions make [it] clear that the organization lacks the credibility needed to be a true advocate for human rights,” with PM Netanyahu referring to it as a “circus of the absurd.”

By i24NEWS

 

The United States is edging closer to quitting the United Nations rights body after talks on an attempted reform of the organization failed to meet Washington’s demands with anti-Israeli bias cited as a major obstacle, Reuters reported on Thursday citing activists and diplomats. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu on UN: “Once again proved that it is a hypocritical and biased body.”

Netanyahu: “The organization that calls itself the Human Rights Council has once again proved that it is a hypocritical and biased body whose goal is to harm Israel and to back terrorism, but it has mostly proved to be irrelevant.”
– Watch Netanyahu’s full response to the UNHRC’s “automatic anti-Israeli” resolution.

By Arutz Sheva North America Staff,

 

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday reacted to the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) vote to establish a Commission of Inquiry to examine possible war crimes committed by Israel during the recent confrontations on the Gaza border.

“There is nothing new under the sun. Continue Reading »

Stupid, Stupid, Stupid UN Security Council Honors Killed Hamas Members

Israel’s Education Minister Naftali Bennett slams the UN Security Council for holding a ‘moment of silence’ for the violent rioters killed in Gaza, after a Hamas official revealed 50 of the dead were its members.
– WATCH VIDEO

By Arutz Sheva

 


Share the Truth on Gaza from Naftali Bennett YouTube channel

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The UN Human Rights Council, ‘Israel ignores int’l law again & again’

After the deaths of 58 Gazans killed, the UN Human Rights Council spokesman says the threat posed by Palestinians in Hamas’ organized protests is not sufficient grounds for use of live fire by the IDF.
– Turkish PM calls on Islamic countries to review their relations with Israel.
– Retired Israeli official: ‘Erdoğan and South Africa’s gov’t are the biggest friends Hamas has.’

By Ynet writers, news agencies

 

The United Nations Human Rights Council denounced Tuesday Israel’s actions during protests along the Gaza border the previous day, which left 60 Palestinian protesters dead and more than 2,000 wounded.

A statement on its official Twitter account said, “The rules on the use of force under international law have been repeated many times but appear to be ignored again and again. Continue Reading »

UN officials condemn Israel’s ‘disproportionate use of force’ against Gazans

As thousands are bussed to Gaza’s border by Hamas organizers, with orders to rush Israel’s border, infiltrate civilian settlements, and make all effort to kidnap IDF soldiers, Israel is being attacked by the UN for defending itself.

By i24NEWS

 

UN rights experts urged Israel Monday to halt all excessive force against Palestinian protesters and called for an “impartial, independent investigation” into troop violence that has left dozens dead.

Hamas official explains mission of the ‘March of Return’ protests to Arab language reporters. – Screenshot: Arab press

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination said it was “alarmed by the disproportionate use of force displayed by the Israeli security forces against Palestinian demonstrators.”

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination disregards Gaza mother teaching to ‘burn the dirty Jews’ since their report was biasedly one-sided.- Screenshot.

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UN: IDF ignoring repeated warnings to end lethal force on Gaza border

Jordanian Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemns Israel for the IDF’s use of ‘live-fire’ against Gaza’s civilian protesters, and calls for the soldiers to be “held accountable.”

By AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff

 

The UN rights chief on Friday urged Israeli forces to stop using force to prevent Arab rioters from charging Israel’s security fence, and demanded that Israeli troops who do use force to defend the border “be held accountable.”

Israel has no expectations of unbiased judgements from Jordanian Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Palestinians Claim UN No Longer Credible Due to America’s Right of Veto

Palestinian leaders, enraged at President Trump for blocking their ability to cynically manipulate the UN for political support, are now seeking ways to rid the United States of its veto powers at the Security Council.

By Ryan Jones

 

The United Nations has lost all credibility.

Not because it puts repressive regimes like Saudi Arabia, Syria and Iran on the councils responsible for human and women’s rights.

No, the UN has lost all credibility because it allows America to prevent the Palestinians from wasting the world’s time with pointless (and unsubstantiated) condemnations of Israel.

That, of course, according to the Palestinian Authority itself. Continue Reading »

UN agency places blame on Israel for failed Palestinian economy

Based on “speculation and a non-scientific ‘what-if’ logic,” the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development published a report that blames Israeli military rule on the failed Palestinian economy, ignoring rampant corruption throughout the PA & Hamas governments, inept leadership, misappropriation of humanitarian aid for terror-tunnel construction, and laws deterring cooperation with Israelis.

By MAX SCHINDLER

 

A United Nations agency accused Israel on Wednesday of impeding Palestinian economic development amid a half-century of military rule over the West Bank and a decade-long joint Egyptian blockade of Gaza.

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development published a report that tries to estimate the cost of Israeli military rule on Palestinian industries such as agriculture, fisheries, quarry mining, tourism and manufacturing. Continue Reading »

Palestinians now exploit UNICEF in its political battles against Israel and the IDF

The nonprofit watchdog group NGO Monitor just revealed that “UNICEF Palestine” has joined other UN NGOs, such as UNESCO, UNRWA in its political war on Israel, by targeting the IDF to be added to a U.N. blacklist of organizations that violate children’s rights, e.g. Islamic State (ISIS), al-Qaida, Boko Haram and the Taliban.

By Liora Cohen

 

Anti-Israel activity at the United Nations is mainly associated with UNRWA and UNESCO.

UNRWA, the aid agency for Palestinian refugees, has a reputation for inciting to violence and perpetuating the Palestinians’ refugee status, while UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural agency, consistently denies any Jewish links to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu instructs Israel’s ambassador to UNESCO to submit formal withdrawal

Emmanuel Nahshon, Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson released in a statement, “The letter will be submitted by Ambassador Carmel Sharma-Hacohen in the coming days, certainly before the end of the year.”

By EYTAN HALON

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Friday to submit a formal letter to the organization’s director-general announcing Israel’s departure from the UN body.

“The letter will be submitted by Ambassador Carmel Sharma-Hacohen in the coming days, certainly before the end of the year,” said Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon.

Israel’s UNESCO envoy, Carmel Shama-Hacohen – Ynet (not accredited)

The UNESCO constitution holds that a country’s withdrawal from the organization takes effect on 31 December of the year following that during which the notice was given.

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