The Trump administration says it is reviewing its participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council over its “chronic anti-Israel bias.”
WASHINGTON — Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman asked the Trump administration to pull the United States out of the U.N. Human Rights Council and to conduct a review of UNRWA, the Palestinian refugee relief agency. The groups “do not fulfill the roles assigned to them,” Liberman told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according…
— The Trump administration is considering pulling out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, in part over its targeting of Israel, Politico reported. The withdrawal is not expected in time for the council’s new session, which starts on Monday, Politico reported Saturday, citing two unnamed sources in regular contact with former and current U.S….
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council said battling anti-Israel bias on the body was a “key priority.”
Israel just ended an 18-month boycott of the U.N. Human Rights Council. The group should show a little fairness — or risk becoming a global laughingstock.
Israel has asked to resume its ties with the United Nations Human Rights Council a year after severing ties with the body, an Israeli paper reported.
The U.N. is pushing ahead with a ‘fact-finding’ mission into Israeli settlements. Some fear a repeat of the Goldstone report that accused Israel of war crimes in Gaza.