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China Applauds Its ‘Enormous Progress on Human Rights’ with U.N. Approval

China’s state media outlets praised official Zhang Jun and its United Nations delegation on Monday for celebrating the country’s alleged human rights progress before the international forum, failing to mention Communist Party leader Xi Jinping’s expansion of political re-education camps and terror campaigns against religious minorities.

A Muslim ethnic Uighur woman begs with her baby on a street in Urumqi, capital of China's Xinjiang region on July 2, 2010 ahead of the first anniversary of bloody violence that erupted between the region's Uighurs and members of China's majority Han ethnicity. The government says nearly 200 people …

Nikki Haley Accuses UN Human Rights Council of Anti-Israel Agenda

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed the United Nations Human Rights Council as being a “bully pulpit for human rights violators” and said that its controversial Agenda Item 7 is designed to undermine Israel’s existence in an interview with the Heritage Foundation in Washington on Wednesday.

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Danan: Chelsea Handler’s Gaza Tweets Full of Anti-Israel Fake News

TEL AVIV – How much fake news can Chelsea Handler include in a single tweet? Lots, apparently. The comedian managed to blast U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as well as disseminate a plethora of misleading information — all in under 160 characters. 

Chelsea Handler attends Politicon at The Pasadena Convention Center on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff/Invision/AP)

Haley Condemns UN Official Over Israel Boycott Comments

WASHINGTON — US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley excoriated a UN official on Friday who urged economic sanctions against Israel and who released a report calling on increased international pressure to end Israel’s “illegal occupation” of the Palestinian territories.

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Europeans Snub Anti-Israel Meeting at UN Human Rights Council

The world’s democracies collectively snubbed the UN Human Rights Council’s annual condemnation of Israel in Geneva on Monday, when none of their representatives attended the council’s presentation and debate on “Item 7” — a permanent agenda item focused on the “Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories.”

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