As an Jewish American and a Palestinian human rights activist, we stand united in our opposition to President Donald Trump’s nomination of bankruptcy attorney David Friedman to be the next U.S. Ambassador to Israel. Friedman, who has no diplomatic experience, is aligned not [continue reading].
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Today Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International sent a strong message to the United Nations, saying that “The United Nations General Assembly should immediately suspend Saudi Arabia’s membership rights on the UN Human Rights Council. “A two-thirds majority of [continue reading].
To give credit where it is due, the United Nations started out with the best of intentions; with a mission set forth to prevent another holocaust and other crimes against humanity. The time was the end of WWII, and the enormous task of convincing countries once at war to [continue reading].
The anguished, tear-soaked face of a father cradling his baby daughter’s lifeless body has given rise to a global cry of outrage and shaming directed at the United Nations. Her name is Zainab, and here is her little figure wrapped in a blue, paper shroud, with her [continue reading].
As the Saudi, Yemen “peace talks” finally kick off in Kuwait, Vanessa Beeley spoke to Mike Robinson, host of ‘UK Column LIVE’ daily news program. Vanessa Beeley has recently returned from the UNHRC, 31st Session, where she testified on behalf of Yemen against [continue reading].
No place for children: makeshift site in Lesvos with an estimated 5,000 refugees. Despite their own economic woes, the inhabitants of the Greek holiday island are generously caring for the boatloads of people fleeing Syria. On the Greek island of Lesvos, two worlds are [continue reading].