OHCHR country director among 9 of 12 of UN agency’s workers forced to leave after visas were not renewed.

Nine of 12 foreign staff from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) had to leave Israel and the Palestinian territories for fear of being undocumented [File: Aziz Taher/Reuters]

Israel has stopped issuing visas to United Nations human rights workers in Palestine, forcing them to leave, while also banning an Israeli pop star from returning home.

Nine of 12 foreign staff from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) – including country director James Heenan – had to leave Israel and the Palestinian territories for fear of being undocumented after Israeli authorities refused

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