Qatar, major sponsor of terrorism, elected to serve on UN top human rights body

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh welcoming the Emir of Qatar and his wife to the Gaza Strip, October 23, 2012.

Ongoing meticulous examination of Palestinian Gaza death toll reveals 50% terrorists

Iyad Nasr Abdo Shurab, 24, PIJ Al-Quds Battalions operative. Killed in Khan Yunis, July 26, 2014

In Bahrain, Human Rights Defenders Are Under Attack But We Won't Be Deterred

A Bahraini woman protects herself from tear gas fired by riot police during an anti-regime rally

Roya Saberinejad Nobakht, Crime: Journalism

Roya Saberinejad Nobakht (L) with her husband

Iran detains Jesus actor and two other artists

A still from the Iranian "Jesus" film

At UN Netanyahu Challenges 'Brazen Lies' Told by Obama and Abbas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

UN "Human Rights" Council backs Cuban idea of an "equitable international order"

Alfred de Zayas, UN "Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order"

Somali Militants Stone Woman to Death

Somali al Shabaab militants

Acid Attacks on Women Spread Terror in Iran

A sign reads "Respecting Hejab is mandatory in City Center," dictating Islamic dress for women at the Esfahan City Center shopping mall, on June 2, 2014 in Esfahan, Iran.

New UN "expert" on Israel starts where antisemitic UN "expert" Richard Falk left off

Makarim Wibisono, new UN expert on the "situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967"

Obama administration praises weak UN resolution on LGBT rights

Gay rights activists march with flags and placards during a May Day rally in St. Petersburg, Russia on May 1, 2014.

Pro-Democracy Protests Shake Hong Kong

Crowds dispersed after police fired tear gas on pro-democracy demonstrators near the Hong Kong government headquarters

Obama administration supports UN resolution praising human rights in Yemen, as it warns Americans to leave the country

A checkpoint manned by Shiite Muslim rebels near the United States Embassy in Sana. An affiliate of Al Qaeda said it fired a rocket toward the embassy on September 27, 2014.

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