The Orwellian Obama Presidency

Under Mr. Obama, friends are enemies, denial is wisdom, capitulation is victory.

Bret Stephens The Wall Street Journal 3/23/2015

…Here is my advice to the Israeli government, along with every other country being treated disdainfully by this crass administration: Repay contempt with contempt. Mr. Obama plays to classic bully type. He is abusive and surly […]

Israelis testify in Geneva before UNHRC's Schabas commission on Gaza

The government of Israel has refused to cooperate with the three-member panel, headed by Canadian legal expert William Schabas.

Tovah Lazaroff The Jerusalem Post 1/19/2015

…The government of Israel has refused to cooperate with the three-member panel, headed by Canadian legal expert William Schabas.

It has charged that the panel is biased and the equivalent […]

Islamic states reject UN’s attempt to protect women; it violates Sharia Law

Michael Dorstewitz BizPac Review 6/16/2013

The Kuwait News Agency KUNA reported that the Islamic member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council formally rejected provisions of a council resolution condemning and calling for the elimination of violence against women because those provision violate Sharia law.

The Islamic member states objected to, for example, the […]

U.N. Human Rights Council Honors Hugo Chavez, But Is Silent on His Rights Record

Patrick Goodenough CNS News 3/6/2013

The U.N. Human Rights Council was criticized Wednesday for holding a minute of silence to honor Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a decision that again illustrated the tension between the body’s actions and its professed commitment to upholding human rights around the world.

“He worked tirelessly not only for his people, […]

Exposing the UN’s dirty little secrets

A gathering of the tortured in Geneva shames the UN Human Rights Council by giving victims not perpetrators a platform to tell their story

Daniel Schwammenthal The Comentator 24 February 2013

The speakers were never meant to live and tell their stories. Their torturers expected them to either submit or die. But somehow these men […]

U.N. Refugee Agency Warns of Crisis in Mali

Nick Cumming-Bruce The New York Times 1/18/2013

GENEVA — As French and African troops escalated their offensive against Islamist forces in the north of Mali on Friday, the United Nations refugee agency said it was preparing for around 700,000 people to flee the violence, many to neighboring countries.

The United Nations believes that more […]