Israel gave a one-year work visa to a Human Rights Watch researcher on Wednesday after initially denying him a permit and accusing the organization of engaging in “Palestinian propaganda,” the group said.
The Dallas Holocaust Museum will move to a new building and expand its mission to include a broad focus on human rights.
Three young Europeans – two Muslims and a Jew – met with Obama administration and congressional officials to press for action against anti-Semitism in Europe.
Israeli right-wing activists are taking credit for preventing the human rights organization B’Tselem from receiving a 100,000 Euro award from the Dutch government.
The European Union (EU) joined Palestinian and Arab delegations on Monday in calling on Israel to allow a U.N. human rights investigator to visit Gaza, while the United States and Israel snubbed the debate.
The United States will not take the floor at the main U.N. human rights forum on Monday during the annual debate on violations committed in the Palestinian territories, a U.S. spokesman told Reuters.
The chief Palestinian negotiator expects Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next Israeli government and has declared that the Palestinians in turn will push forward with legal efforts at the International Criminal Court.
Israel and the Palestinians have failed to adequately investigate the full range of apparent human rights violations committed during the Gaza war last summer, the U.N. human rights chief said in a report seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
Does Canada’s human rights museum lavish disproportionate attention on the Holocaust as compared to other genocides? And is that a justifiable choice?