Tag Archives: Ban Ki-Moon

Murray McCully & Ban Ki-moon do nothing about UN anti-Israel bias

The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has used his final speech at the UN Security Council to admit that the organisation he heads is biased against Israel. He said Decades of political manoeuverings have created a disproportionate volume of resolutions, reports and conferences criticizing Israel. In many …

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Arlene from Israel – Always More

I begin here with a correction:  When I last shared news of the electoral campaign, I mentioned irregularities in the Likud primary. And I spoke about the fact that one candidate demanded a recount and came close to securing a reasonable slot on the list as a result.  This was …

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Arlene in Israel – ‘What Is He Talking About?’

Motzei Shabbat (After Shabbat) We have just completed the holiday of Sukkot, during which time we live in sukkahs.  While conforming to certain specifications, a sukkah is in its essence a temporary and thus fragile structure. This comes to remind us that what protects us is not the walls of …

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Eradicating Ebola Outbreak & Islamic State Scourge Require Same Prescription

ead on for article Ebola has now claimed over 4000 lives mainly in Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The United Nations Security Council response to eradicating this deadly virus and prevent it spreading world-wide stands in marked contrast to its ineffectual resolutions seeking to address the catastrophic humanitarian crisis …

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Arlene in Israel – A Proud and Anguished Heart

July 22, 2014: A Proud and Anguished Heart. Before I share news, I want to take the liberty of talking, first, about the anguish in my heart – the tears that I carry inside of me – because of this war we are fighting. There is, above all, the sense of …

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International Human Rights Day for some…

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 12th. Dec. 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. Two days ago (Tuesday 10th December) marked International Human Rights Day which celebrated the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The blogger sphere was abuzz, and businesses and …

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Israel to return to UNHRC after 18-month walk-out

    GENEVA, Oct. 27 – Israel decided today that it will return to the UN Human Rights Council, two days before it is scheduled to undergo a quadrennial review of its human rights record on Tuesday. Now is the time for the Council to show good faith on its …

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