Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation of human rights...

ADVANCE EDITED VERSION Distr. GENERAL A/HRC/10/23 16 January 2009 Original: ENGLISH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND REPORTS OF THE OFFICE OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER AND SECRETARY-GENERAL Summary The present report, submitted pursuant to Human...

Getting Priorities Wrong in Egypt and Syria: Three Media Case Studies

http://pjmedia.com/barryrubin/2012/08/15/getting-priorities-wrong-in-egypt-and-syria-three-media-case-studies/?singlepage=true As I lie here waiting for the gurney to take me into the operating room and reading the hundreds of kind letters from so many of you, I hope to fill in your time...

The medical war on Israel

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4153223,00.html Israel was excluded from the International Red Cross for half a century because of the Star of David. Questioned for having denied entry to the Jewish state, Cornelio Sommaruga, then-head of the International Committee...

Years of Hope

Years of hope, Z.B. Begin, Ha'Aretz, September 6, 2002 A reminder September 9, 1993 Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel Mr. Prime Minister, The signing of the Declaration of Principles marks a new era in the history of the...

“Beat your swords into investment portfolios?”

Deputy Foreign Minister of Israel, Danny Ayalon, who is a former Israel Ambassaor to the U.S. and a leader of the Israel Beiteinu party told a group of about 70 Palestinian women - who...

When Marlin Brando Spoke Up for the Jews

Marlon Brando deserves to be remembered not only for his theatrical accomplishments, but also as one of the first public figures in post-World War II America to speak out about the failure of the...

Salzburg Austria’s Antisemitic Shadows: Finding Jew Alley

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=4199&sec=1&title=Salzburg_Austria's_Antisemitic_Shadows:_Finding_Jew_Alley I had travelled to the enchanting and beautiful city of Salzburg Austria, a two hour train ride from Munich, and was just about to leave its old town when I went into a store...

Truth and lies at the theatre of the absurd

http://phillipsblog.dailymail.co.uk/2011/09/ truth-and-lies-at-the-theatre-of-the-absurd.html Some 1941 years ago, the Romans conquered the ancient Jewish kingdom of Judea by force and attempted to expunge all memory of the Jews’ claim to the land by renaming the area Palestine. Two...

The New Middle East

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?id=210724 If the mullahs aren’t overthrown, the New Middle East will be a very dark and dangerous place. A new Middle East is upon us and its primary beneficiary couldn’t be happier. In a speech Monday in the...

From Evil, Make Good

One-and-a-half million innocent individuals were murdered. Women were raped and children were tortured. The survivors are few, the pain is great. But even ninety years after the Armenian Genocide, in which Armenians were systematically...