Category Archives: Human Rights

The UN and Unequal Justice: The Case for Jewish Refugees From Arab Countries

The UN and Unequal Justice: The Case for Jewish Refugees From Arab Countries by Irwin Cotler The Algemeiner December 2, 2014 7:55 am The UN marked the 67th anniversary of the UN Partition Resolution of November 29, 1947, with an … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Refugees

One of the biggest barriers to Arab-Israeli reconciliation is the unresolved issue of compensation for Jewish refugees who fled Arab countries in the 1940s and ’50s. A new study explores how the compensation demand arose, then fell into obscurity. If … Continue reading

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US Senate passes bill to help Holocaust survivors

(JTA) — The Senate unanimously passed on Tuesday the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today, or JUST Act, a bill to help Holocaust survivors and the families of victims obtain restitution or the return of Holocaust-era assets. The measure requires the State … Continue reading

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WATCH: US Ambassador Haley vows to end Obama’s ‘cowardly betrayal’ of Israel

Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, addressed the Israeli American Council (IAC) National Conference in Washington, DC and vowed that the “cowardly act” of allowing passage of Resolution 2334, which labelled Israel a violator of international law, was … Continue reading

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Stateless Again

Human Rights Watch 1 February 2010 Palestinian-Origin Jordanians Deprived of their Nationality Summary Jordanian citizens of Palestinian origin in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan … have the full rights of citizenship and all its obligations, the same as any other … Continue reading

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Israel grants asylum to persecuted Iranian journalist

World Israel News August 6, 2017 An Iranian journalist threatened with the death penalty in her home country has found refuge in Israel.  Iranian Nada Amin, a journalist whom the Islamic Republic is persecuting for her views, has been granted … Continue reading

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Watch – Dr. Stanley Urman

Dr. Stanley Urman, Executive Vice-President and Co-Founder of New York-based Justice for Jews From Arab Countries (JJAC), spoke to Speakers Action Group at a Business Lunch Lecture on November 22, 2012: “Middle East Refugees: Facts and Fiction” **** Dr. Stanley … Continue reading

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