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nikki haley

Noah noted that President Trump abandoned the “freedom agenda,” most recently by calling to congratulate Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on winning a rigged referendum that will shred...
human rights

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the Trump Administration’s plan to slash funding for the State Department, so I’d like to offer my...
United Nations

Give the United Nations a cheer--but not two. On Friday, Russia lost its seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council. It tells you something about...
human rights

In the aftermath of the gruesome terrorist attack in Tel Aviv on Wednesday night that took the lives of four people, Israel’s government reacted with...
Ireland

Supporters of Israel are well aware that the United Nations agencies devoted to the defense of human rights are a farce. The world body devotes...
Vietnam

Once again, President Barack Obama has forged a “new way forward” with a former Cold War adversary. In the process of “unshackling” his fellow countrymen...
human rights

Americans who lament the static nature of the two-party system often fail to give that binary factionalism credit for its longevity. Political parties were not...
human rights

Israel and its supporters have argued for years that many “human rights” organizations are far less concerned with human rights than with pushing a political...
Human rights

The consciousness of and efforts to protect human rights grew exponentially during the twentieth century. The Charter of the League of Nations declared many rights...
Human rights

The Leahy Law is one of the most significant international human rights laws the U.S. Congress has passed since the Jackson-Vanik Amendment to the Trade...
Israel’s human rights

Granted, everyone is (justly) preoccupied with the Iran deal right now, and, granted, the original scoop was in Hebrew. But I still can’t believe this...
Iran human rights violations

Once upon a time, the European Union prided itself on human rights a “core aspect of European identity.” When Klaus Kinkel became Germany’s foreign minister...