United Nations

Attempting To Bring the ICC Into Compliance With International Law

By Skip Ash1633352340000

As you already know if you’ve been following our prior blogs , the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a creation of the Rome Statute. You may also remember that we have pointed out that the Rome Statute contains provisions that violate the legal rights of States, like the United States and...

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Taliban Is "Bringing Back" Executions as They Demand Seat at U.N.

By Jordan Sekulow1632514937931

The Taliban is seeking recognition at the United Nations as the official government of Afghanistan. They have also announced through a spokesperson that they are going to install harsh Islamic law like they have in the past, including such draconian practices as executions of women and minors in...

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President Biden Celebrates Failures in UN Speech

By Jordan Sekulow1632258716493

In President Biden’s first speech to the United Nations, he claimed the U.S. is ready to lead the world. Unfortunately, that is not the reality. In the first nine months of the Biden Administration, we’ve seen a botched withdrawal from Afghanistan that killed 13 U.S. service members and left...

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The Secretary of State Surrenders U.S. Sovereignty and Independence

By Wesley Smith1627563540000

There is much debate over the controversial contention that the United States, at its very core, is racist. The contention by many on the Left, the media, and uninformed regular citizens is that America not only has racists among its citizens—but rather that America at its core is...

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The Biden Admin's Invitation to UN Investigators Is Disgraceful

By Mike Pompeo, Senior Counsel for Global Affairs1626887527706

State Department leaders recently invited U.N. “experts,” the U.N. Special Rapporteur on “contemporary forms of racism” and the U.N. Special Rapporteur on “minority issues,” to conduct an official visit to the United States in order to investigate “the scourge of racism, racial discrimination, and...

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Pres. Trump to UN: The Future Doesn't Belong to Globalists

By Jay Sekulow1569354300000

The President has made a strong statement at the U.N. regarding globalism. Today on the broadcast we discussed President Trump speaking before an international audience at the U.N. General Assembly this morning, where he sent a firm, clear message regarding that we have no intention of giving up...

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ACLJ Takes Case for Persecuted Christians to the U.N.

By Jordan Sekulow1567191696550

This week, we deployed a team of five government affairs professionals and attorneys to the United Nations to advocate on behalf of persecuted Christians and religious minorities around the world. Because of the special consultative status we have through our international affiliate, the European...

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Which Countries Stand with the U.S. at the U.N.?

By Nathanael Bennett1545238516938

As we previously reported , on December 6, 2018, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) was poised to approve an historic resolution condemning the violent acts Hamas continues to perpetrate against Israel. This resolution was drafted by the United States and represented a long-overdue...

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Outrageous, Cowardly Stunt at U.N.

By Jordan Sekulow1544140274777

The U.N. was poised to do something it has never done, condemn the terrorist group Hamas for firing rockets at Israeli civilians. Yet at the last minute the enemies of freedom pulled an outrageous stunt requiring a 2/3 vote to pass the resolution, instead of the normal 50% majority. While the...

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The U.S. Withdraws from U.N. Human Rights Council

By ACLJ.org1529681001070

The U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has long been a body that seems not nearly as interested in defending human rights as defiantly bullying Israel, and the United States has taken a stand to say, “no more.” Joined by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations,

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ACLJ tells U.N. to Take Action Against Genocide

By ACLJ.org1522778400000

As we have previously told you , your voice was essential in the passage of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2379. This resolution is a vital step in providing the relief that Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq so desperately need and the justice they most assuredly deserve. It is...

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Time for the U.N. to Unite with America

By ACLJ.org1521231250465

It is high time that the United Nations either begins to work with the United States, particularly in the fights against terrorism and human rights abuses, or else lose their U.S. tax dollar funding. According to a recent memo, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has proposed...

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Time to Reform the United Nations

By Harry G. Hutchison1505850311447

This week President Trump took his robust agenda for reform to the United Nations (U.N.). President Trump said : “ … I am confident that if we work together and champion truly bold reforms, the United Nations will emerge as a stronger, more effective, more just and greater force for peace and...

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Continuing Anti-Israel Bias at UN

By Skip Ash1444338806822

Once again the United Nations (U.N.) has made a bad situation worse, issuing reckless statements in the wake of more jihadist murders of Israeli civilians. We’re taking direct action. Following closely on the heels of the recent public renunciation of the Oslo Accords by Palestinian Authority...

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Implications of the Palestinian...

By Skip Ash1443732176771

On September 30, 2015, Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, addressed the UN General Assembly in his role as “President of Palestine.” In his UN address , Mr. Abbas recited his rendition of the history of Palestine and, as he so often does, accused Israel of all manner of...

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Rouhani Spikes Nuclear Football

By Matthew Clark1443472533367

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani spiked the nuclear football in his U.N. victory speech in New York this afternoon. Complete with threats against the “Zionist Regime” (Israel), blaming the U.S. for ISIS’s dominance in the Middle East, and empty promises about its nuclear ambitions, the president of...

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Another UN Attack Against Israel

By Marshall Goldman1435166544202

The United Nations (U.N.) is once again accusing Israel of war crimes because Israel lawfully acted in self-defense in response to ongoing indiscriminate rocket attacks from Hamas. On June 22, 2015, the U.N.’s Independent Commission of Inquiry (“the Commission”) submitted its report to the United...

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ECHR Made A Legal Error

By Grégor Puppinck1435159416720

Man’s justice is not perfect, not even that of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) that describes itself as “the conscience of Europe”. In a striking turn of events, it appears that the Court made a manifest legal error in the well known Lambert judgment ( Lambert and others v. France ,

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The President’s ICANN Internet Problem

By Craig Parshall1433186071131

Imagine this dramatic scenario: the White House pushes for the United States to abandon its historic role as protector of the Internet, transferring the last vestige of that authority over to a private organization populated by international tech gurus. But the gurus also hold seven smartcards that...

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Dangers of the Palestinian Accession

By Skip Ash1428495138684

On April 1, 2015, the Palestinian Authority – along with its terrorist “Unity Government” partner Hamas – officially became a member “state” of the International Criminal Court (ICC). This is problematic for a number of reasons. First, since the Palestinian Authority (PA), known as “Palestine” by...

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