Candidates beware! Those on the shortlist to become the next U.N. special rapporteur on human rights in Palestine at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) better have six-inch thick skin.
Scrutinized, but for a reason
For sure, Syria and North Korea have appalling records, but also they do not get billions of U.S. dollars in aid, invites to the White House and a protective U.S. diplomatic and military shield. Israel is still welcomed in much of the international community as if it was a progressive force.Chris Doyle
Israel’s special case
Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe
Human rights violations cannot be denied
Israeli soldiers take position during clashes with stone-throwing Palestinians that followed a rally to support President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Hebron March 17, 2014. reuters