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    LIBERTY COUNSEL NEW YORK CITY, NY -- The U.S. vetoed a U.N. resolution seeking to challenge President Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. President Trump affirmed this month that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and promised to begin the process of relocating the U.S. Embassy in...
    LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ The United Nations just announced a plan to pay the Palestinian Authority (PA), a known sponsor of terror, over $18,000,000 to wage lawfare against the State of Israel. In their recently released U.N. Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2018–2022, the U.N. outlines it plans to cooperate with the...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL Vice President Mike Pence announced a new policy at the In Defense of Christians annual summit in Washington, promising direct aid to persecuted Christians in the Middle East. The Obama administration previously gave over a billion dollars in aid to the Middle East through the United Nations. However, little...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, which has been introduced this year in both the House and Senate, is designed to protect U.S. businesses and individuals from being pressured into an economic boycott of Israel or other friendly nations by international governmental organizations. This bill would extend the Export Administration Act...
    LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, Cultural Organization (UNESCO) because of its anti-Israel bias. The withdrawal will take effect on Dec. 31, 2018 but the U.S. may remain involved as a nonmember observer state. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
    RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, ACLJ This week, President Trump delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly. To aid in the fight against ISIS and to help end the genocide against Christians, President Trump called for the creation of in-region safe zones, something we’ve long advocated. In his maiden speech before the...
    RIGHT TO LIFE, ACLJ Following the horrific violations of human rights that occurred during World War II, much of the world recognized the importance of establishing laws to protect the inherent right to life of all persons. As such, Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights...
    ACLJ There is a menacing threat growing on Israel’s northern border, and the United Nations (U.N.) is turning a blind eye. Enough is enough; the U.N. must take action. For thirteen years, Hezbollah – an officially recognized terrorist organization – has violated the U.N.’s mandate requiring a ceasefire and a demilitarized zone along...
    Below are my prepared remarks in defense of Israel: It is an honor to stand here, at the United Nations of all places, celebrating – not condemning, but celebrating – the fiftieth anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Fifty years is a very special number in the Jewish tradition. The rabbis...
    JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ This week, the United Nations (U.N.) continued its shameful attacks on Israel.  Next week, I am leading a team of senior ACLJ attorneys straight to the U.N. to fight back. The U.N.’s latest assault happened last week, when the United Nations Human Rights Council (U.N. HRC) met to...
    LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL WASHINGTON – All 100 U.S. senators signed a letter asking U.N. Secretary General António Guterres  to address and correct the unequal treatment by the United Nations against Israel. Authored by Senators Marco Rubio and Christopher A. Coons, the senators state they are “united in their desire to see the United Nations improve its treatment of Israel and...
    LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL The Trump Administration has announced that United States foreign assistance dollars will no longer be provided to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) based on its promotion and support of forced abortions and involuntary sterilizations in China. United States funding will be directed instead to other family...