A leading human rights advocate accused the United Nations and its member nations of being “the leading global purveyor of anti-Semitism” and “inciting murderous intolerance towards” Jewish people during an unprecedented speech Monday at the international body’s headquarters in New York City.
A bipartisan group of senators has sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to launch an investigation into the actions of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in the Gaza Strip.
JERUSALEM—The appointment by the United Nations of an outspoken critic of Israel to head a commission investigating alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza has been termed “a complete travesty of justice” by Israel’s ambassador to the UN.
Nearly 100 House lawmakers will petition the United Nations this week to formally designate Hamas’ rocket arsenal as “an impenetrable barrier to regional peace” and to make their removal from the Gaza Strip a “top priority,” according to a copy of the unsent letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
United Nations officials handed Hamas missiles found last week in a U.N.-run school in Gaza to the Palestinian government, according to a Western diplomat familiar with the case who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.
Twenty rockets were found in a Gaza school operated by the United Nations, further confirming Israeli complaints that Gazan terror groups use civilian infrastructure to hide weapons, according to the Times of Israel.
More than 50 million people around the world have been forced out of their homes, according to a new UN report.
The United Nations has elected Iran to be vice chair of the General Assembly’s (GA) legal committee, a high-level post that will permit Tehran’s envoy to preside over the GA, run meetings, and have a leading voice in the most important debates about the international body.
Cuban and Venezuelan dissidents were reportedly harassed this week by officials from their authoritarian governments while participating in a panel at the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, according to a watchdog group.