TV News LIES

Sunday, Oct 22nd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Israel expected to boycott U.N. rights scrutiny session - U.S

Israel expected to boycott U.N. rights scrutiny session - U.S

E-mail Print PDF

UN Human Rights CouncilIsrael is expected to boycott the U.N. Human Rights Council next week despite the United States urging its ally to show up for an examination of its record, the U.S. ambassador said on Thursday.

The Jewish state is scheduled to be in the dock of the Geneva rights forum on Tuesday, January 29 as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, the council's regular scrutiny of all United Nations member states.

"They (Israeli officials) signaled that they want it postponed. It is very unlikely they will participate on the 29th," U.S. human rights ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe told reporters in Geneva.

"I'm fairly optimistic we will find a solution that does not undermine universality or cooperation. That is my hope."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail

Russian opposition leader navalny released from jail Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been freed from prison after serving a 20-day sentence for...

Amnesty: Myanmar committed crimes against humanity

Amnesty: Myanmar committeed war crimes Amnesty International has said it has strong evidence that the Myanmar army committed crimes against humanity...

DeVos rescinds 72 guidance documents outlining rights for disabled students

DeVos rescinds protections for disabled studentsThe Education Department has rescinded 72 policy documents that outline the rights of students with disabilities...

CIA says mistakenly 'shredded' U.S. Senate torture report then did not

CIA did NOT shred torture report as first claimedThe Central Intelligence Agency thought for months that it had mistakenly shredded a massive U.S. Senate...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!