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Where’s Hamas? The glaring omission in the UN’s latest anti-Israel report

Via Washington Examiner: In a particularly one-sided anti-Israel report on Thursday, researchers for the United Nations found that Israel likely committed war crimes during its security operations at the Gaza-Israel border last summer. Shockingly, the report includes only one mention of Hamas in a negative sense. But judged against the abundant evidence of Hamas malfeasance… Keep Reading

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Israel: UN Human Rights Council Report on Gaza “Was Born in Sin”

Via MFA.GOV.IL: The Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson said Thursday: “Israel utterly rejects the report published by the Commission of Inquiry of the UN Human Rights Council. This report was born in sin, in a politically biased, one-sided resolution that determined the outcome before the investigation even started. This report was written by three… Keep Reading

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US weighs UN funding cuts after Palestinians join agencies

Via StraitsTimes: The U.S. is considering whether to cut funding to UN agencies after the Palestinians joined three UN organizations last week, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. The PA joined the trade development organization UNCTAD, the industrial development agency UNIDO, and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). U.S. legislation bars funding… Keep Reading

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New Report Gives UN Rights Chief Mixed Reviews on Confronting Rights Violators

A performance evaluation on Louise Arbour. It ain’t pretty. Excerpted from UN Watch: A new study on Louise Arbour’s performance as UN rights chief gives her mixed reviews on confronting violators, and urges her replacement, Navanethem Pillay, to adopt a stronger approach toward UN heavyweights such as China, Russia and Egypt. The Right to Name… Keep Reading

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Iran Becomes Member of Durban II Inner Drafting Circle

EYEontheUN reports that Iran has become a member of the “Group of Friends of the Chair”, an informal group of states charged with taking the first steps towards producing a Durban II manifesto. Anne Bayefsky, Editor of EYEontheUN says: “the travesty of Durban II as a vehicle for getting serious about combating racism is more… Keep Reading

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