UN confirms anti-Israeli prof for 6-year post investigating “Israel’s violations”

GENEVA, March 24, 2016 —  The UN Human Rights Council today confirmed the appointment of controversial Canadian academic Michael Lynk as “Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967,” a position that, contrary to the official title, …

Palestinian Rep Slams UNHRC President for Postponing Appointment of Rapporteur

Transcript of Palestinian Ambassador Ibrahim Khraishi objection at UNHRC Plenary, March 21, 2016. Video below. Thank you, Mr. President. It’s a point of clarification, not a point of order. You have heard Mr Makarim Wibisono say to the room that he attempted to submit his resignation and the President has …

Outrage in US, UK, Canada, over UN pick of Penny Green & Michael Lynk to investigate “Israel’s violations”

Opposition is growing worldwide to the UN Human Rights Council’s selection of two anti-Israeli activists, Penny Green and Michael Lynk, as top candidates for a six-year post to investigate “Israel’s violations.” See: UN Watch’s comprehensive report exposing extreme bias of Penny Green …

Issue 581: UN Taps Radical UK Prof to be Investigator of Israel

Penny Green Calls for Boycott of “Criminal” Israel, is Ranked First as UNHRC to Name Impartial Investigator of “Israel’s Violations” GENEVA, March 10, 2016 — The UN Human Rights Council’s vetting committee has shortlisted a UK professor for a 6-year term as the world …