Once again, the Israeli government is putting the left on the defensive by questioning the legitimacy of a citizen’s right to speak out against the occupation. That’s been Netanyahu’s strategy all along.
Though softer in wording than the initial resolution, Wednesday's vote will still omit any reference to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall in their Jewish context.
These organizations are not really bringing peace or an end to the occupation any closer. Let’s see what Israel looks like without B’Tselem and Peace Now and Breaking the Silence.
Truce will be observed until Saturday to allow for evacuations; Britain accuses Russia and Syria of using time to 'further stranglehold' over city.
Matteo Renzi says he will summon his foreign minister to find out why Italy abstained from the vote on the resolution that disregarded the ties between Jews and Jerusalem.
Senior official says Palestinians will present UN Security Council resolution on West Bank settlements following elections, after U.S. vows to veto any move prior to November 8.
After Israeli envoy tells Security Council that UN must stop interfering in Israel's democratic process by funding the NGO, U.S. representative says it is 'vital that all governments protect and create an atmosphere that all voices can be heard.'
After announcing its intention to trigger a special clause allowing them to demand a new vote, Mexico instead opted to issue a statement, echoed by Brazil, on its changed position on the Temple Mount resolution.
Mexico's dramatic decision forces a new vote on the Temple Mount resolution, scheduled to be held on Tuesday. Several Western states, however, are pressing Mexico to not invoke a precedent-setting clause.
It was under the UN's aegis that Israel was established, and it must also be the organization that acts to end the occupation.