Tag Archives: UNHRC

Hebron activist speaks at UN Human Rights Council

Maan News Agency | June 10, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) — A human rights activist from Hebron on Monday discussed the plight of Palestinian prisoners at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. “I was detained 20 times in 2012 alone despite the fact that I am a human rights activist and non-violence advocate,” Amr told […]

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UN Human Rights Council passes 5 new resolutions condemning Israel

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 23/03/2013 – 02:15 PM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– Euro-Mediterranean Observatory for Human Rights welcomed the five resolutions that condemned the Israeli occupation at the UN Human Rights Council on Friday. The Observatory […]

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UNHRC votes on Friday on draft resolution to halt settlement activity

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article [ PIC 19/03/2013 – 09:49 PM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– Euro-Mediterranean Observatory for Human Rights said that the Arab and Islamic blocs in the UN Human Rights Council are calling for a draft resolution […]

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Israel may boycott UNHRC rights examination session: US

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article US ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe (file photo) PressTV | Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:38PM GMT The US ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) says Israel […]

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Israel should end settler impunity for violence

MEMO | Sept 25, 2012 Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) have deplored Israel’s ongoing violations against Palestinians and called for an immediate halt to Israeli disregard for human rights and international humanitarian law. In her presentation during a panel discussion on human rights violations in the occupied Palestine territories and […]

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Resheq: Non-cooperation with the UNHRC committee reflects Israeli arrogance

[ 08/07/2012 – 12:10 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Political bureau member of Hamas Ezzet Al-Resheq has described as “arrogant” the Israeli decision not to cooperate with an international committee formed to probe the Palestinian people’s conditions in light of settlement activity. The UN Human Rights Council had established a fact-finding committee to explore the impact […]

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Hamas official to speak at human rights council

Maan News Agency | March 18, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Senior Hamas official Ismail al-Ashqar is set to speak before the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, a statement said. Al-Ashqar arrived in Switzerland on Sunday, ahead of a talk which will address the issue of Hamas members being held in Israeli jails, […]

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Ahrar: Israeli aggression after UNHRC vote a challenge to the world

28/03/2011 – 11:02 AM GAZA, (PIC)– As the UN Human Rights Council has asked the Security Council to review the Goldstone report, Israel’s continued onslaught on Gaza amounts to a clear challenge to the entire world, said the Palestinian Ahrar movement in a statement on Sunday. Most recently, Israel dispatched reconnaissance drones that killed two […]

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European campaign welcomes UNHRC decision to open Gaza crossings

26/03/2011 – 04:49 PM BRUSSELS, (PIC)– The European campaign to end the siege on Gaza has said a recently passed decision by the UN Human Rights Council to open Gaza’s crossings will ”lose importance” if left unenforced. ”Although it has come late, it came in the right direction, and it requires active pursuit of its […]

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UNHRC adopts 4 resolutions criticizing Israel

March 26, 2011 GENEVA (Ma’an) — The United Nations Human Rights Council adopted four decisions against Israel on Friday, with Arab and Islamic countries and some Latin American countries voting in favor and the US voting against. In one resolution, the council demanded that Israel end its occupation of the Palestinian land occupied since 1967, […]

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Screams of a Prisoner Boy at the UN | Kawther Salam

This Monday started a 2-day meeting organized at the UN Vienna by the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People under the title “The urgency of addressing the plight of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention facilities” and which was attended aiming others by the Ambassador of Senegal […]

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Amnesty International : Victims of Gaza conflict await justice | Video

Amnesty International’s Philip Luther calls on UN Human Rights Council to take action for victims of conflict. Please take action by signing the petition here: http://www.amnesty.org/en/appeals-for-action/justice-victims-gaza-conflict On 21 March, the Human Rights Council will consider the second report of a Committee of Independent Experts which it mandated to assess the Israeli and Palestinian investigations into […]

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