Navi Pillay
The UN Commission of Inquiry accuses Israel of committing “crimes against humanity” during the ongoing Gaza war

The UN commission accuses Israel of having committed crimes against humanity of extermination, murder, gender persecution, torture, and forcible transfer

Kenneth Roth denied Harvard fellowship Alumni, students condemn Harvard Kennedy School’s denial of fellowship to former HRW chief Kenneth Roth

Former Human Rights Watch head Kenneth Roth was initially was offered a position at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. The offer was the withdrawn, reportedly due to the HRW’s “anti-Israel bias” and his social media posts critical of Israel

Daily Round-up | Rights group takes Italy to court over migrant abuse & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of a rights group planning legal action against Italy for its treatment of migrants, the proceedings of an UN commission on Palestine, a report on climate funding and the RUNASUR meeting

UN begins rare public hearing into human rights violations in Palestine

Representatives of three Palestinian rights groups testified on Monday. The UN commission of inquiry was established following the Israeli attacks on Gaza in May 2021, which killed over 250 people

Daily Round-up | UN report on human rights violations in Palestine & other stories

In this episode, we bring you stories from Palestine, Brazil, the famine in Somalia and a strike by Australian public health workers

Yet again, Israel refuses to cooperate with inquiry on human rights violations

The UNHCR constituted a commission of inquiry to investigate instances of human rights violations committed in Israel and occupied Palestine

UN Human Rights Council sets up team to probe violations in Israel and OPT

The three-member commission of inquiry will be headed by Navi Pillay from South Africa, who was the head of the UNHRC from 2008-2014. Miloon Kothari from India and Chris Sidoti from Australia will be the other members