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Israel to join UN Human Rights Council on week after UN's Ban calls Jewish settlements "cause for grave concern"

the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) as a member of the European Bloc, after the Jewish state ... periodic review of its human rights record, and accused the council of being anti-Israeli. However, ... Israel will join the United Nations Human Rights ...

01/12/2013 - 13:33 - comment 0

UN urged to review Jordan's human rights record ahead of council vote

Council. Human Rights Watch called on the UN to pressure Jordan to lift restrictions on freedom of expression before considering its bid for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council ... on the Human Rights Council. The UN will vote on Jordan's bid for the council seat on November 12th. ...

23/10/2013 - 15:32 - comment 0

Israel considering renewing ties with UN Human Rights Council

weeks in an attempt to reinvigorate cooperation with the UN Human Rights Council with the aim to engage ... of the UN Human Rights Council “with a view to positively resolve all outstanding issues in Israel’s complex ... in reenweing cooperation with United Nation Council on Human Rights,  Israel became the first state ...

24/10/2013 - 11:17 - comment 0

UN Human Rights council gives Saudi seat despite recent violent crackdowns on foreign workers

Saudi Arabia won a seat on the UN Human Rights Council ... Saudi Arabia on Tuesday won a seat at the Human Rights Council , the UN's highest rights ... News, Saudi Arabia) Saudi Arabia on Tuesday won a seat at the Human Rights Council, the UN ...

13/11/2013 - 05:00 - comment 0

The UN Human Rights Council voted

The UN Human Rights Council voted on Fri, Oct 16 with 25 in favor of South The UN Human Rights Council voted on Fri, Oct 16 ... Should Israel or Gaza Authorities fail, UN Security Council will do the job. Israel assures a U.S. veto. ...

16/05/2010 - 17:28 - comment 0

UN Human Rights Council starts discussions on Goldstone report

The UN Human Rights Council is set to discuss Thursday ... The UN Human Rights Council is set to discuss Thursday and Friday a draft resolution condemning Israeli ... that the resolution would gain enough votes in the Human Rights Council to move on to New York, where it would carry ...

16/05/2010 - 17:30 - comment 0

Israel boycotts UN human rights review after criticism of settlements

body's regular review as part of its mission to cut all contacts with the Human Rights Council. Israel became the first country to boycott a regular review by the UN Human RIghts Council , when ... the first country to boycott a regular review by the UN Human RIghts Council, when they refused to comply ...

30/01/2013 - 10:33 - comment 0

Germany threatens ties with Israel over UN human rights review

"cut all ties" with the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council who conducts the periodic review ... could be damaged if the Jewish state failed to attend a periodic UN human rights review on Tuesday. ... a periodic UN human rights review on Tuesday, according to AFP's sources. Israel's ...

27/10/2013 - 12:26 - comment 0

Ban Ki-Moon suggests Jordan's Prince Zeid for UN human rights commissioner

commissioner for human rights. On Friday, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon proposed ... representative to the United Nations (UN), has been nominated as UN high commissioner for human rights. ... high commissioner for human rights. His Royal Highness Prince Zeid , ...

09/06/2014 - 14:50 - comment 0

UN appoints panel to investigate allegations of Israeli war crimes

The UN Human Rights Council appointed a three-member ... committed by Israel in Gaza. The UN Human Rights Council has appointed ... Palestinian Arena, Israel, Palestine) The UN Human Rights Council has appointed a three-member panel ...

12/08/2014 - 07:04 - comment 1