WJC Slams UNHRC for Targeting Israel


The UN Human Rights Council met in March. The council's Agenda Item 7, which calls out Israel for human rights violations, remains the only permanent agenda item that targets one specific country.  WATCH below as members of the World Jewish Congress call out the UNHRC's clear bias.

WJC Jewish  Diplomat Soizic Pierson made it clear to the Council that this cannot be tolerated: “… persons with albinism are murdered for their body parts, believed to possess magical powers. This is unjust and unacceptable. The World Jewish Congress is appalled by these practices.”

WJC Jewish Diplomat Efrat Sopher spoke at the UN Human Rights Council about Hamas' brutality and how they must be held responsible for their people's suffering.

Argentinian Jewish Diplomatic Corps member Gabriel Buznick was 17 years old when Hezbollah bombed Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) building.  

 WJC Jewish Diplomat Gabriel Buznick spoke out on the discrimination Israeli athletes face around the world.

WJC Jewish Diplomat Rachel Guez made it clear that anti-Zionism and antisemitism are one and the same: “Denying the antisemitic nature of anti-Zionism is a limiting factor when it comes to combating it,” 

WJC representative Leon Saltiel made it clear: Jews are often scapegoated for all the world’s ills. They are implicated in conspiracy theories which erode the basic fabric of our societies.