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New UN Human Rights Chief Has Spotty Record

Saturday, 11 August 2018, 11:45 am | UN Watch

New UN Human Rights Chief Has Spotty Record On Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua; Watchdog Expresses 'Serious Concerns' More >>

Nominee for UN Rights Chief Has Problematic Record

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:30 am | UN Watch

Nominee for UN Rights Chief Has Problematic Record On Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua; Watchdog Expresses 'Serious Concerns' More >>

Report: UN Ignored Antisemitism for Decade

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:53 am | UN Watch

GENEVA, July 11, 2018 — UN agencies, officials and experts tasked with combating racism have failed over the past decade to act or even speak out against global hatred, incitement and violence against Jews, according to a major new report submitted today ... More >>

U.S. calls on Syria to 'stand down' from UN forum

Saturday, 26 May 2018, 11:47 am | UN Watch

U.S. calls on Syria to 'stand down' from presidency of UN disarmament forum, asks Russia for help More >>

British Officer to Address UN Urgent Session

Sunday, 20 May 2018, 2:03 pm | UN Watch

Col. Richard Kemp now at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva GENEVA, May 18, 2018 -- The former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, coming from a field visit and report at the Gaza front line, is about to testify before the emergency UN session ... More >>

Syria to chair UN disarmament forum on chemical weapons

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:53 am | UN Watch

Syria to chair UN disarmament forum on chemical weapons; watchdog urges US-EU walk-out More >>

U.N. elects Syria to post fighting “subjugation of peoples"

Friday, 23 February 2018, 1:17 pm | UN Watch

U.N. elects Syria to top post fighting “subjugation of peoples” GENEVA, February 23, 2018 — A UN watchdog group is criticizing UN chief Antonio Guterres for his blessings delivered Thursday before an anachronistic UN committee charged with “decolonizing” ... More >>

Venezuela, Iran, Russia, Scrutinized at Geneva Summit

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 12:47 pm | UN Watch

Dissidents spotlight abuses in Russia, Iran, Cuba, Turkey, Zimbabwe China, Pakistan, Congo, North Korea, Venezuela, Vietnam GENEVA, Feb. 20, 2018 - Venezuela, Russia, and Iran came under special scrutiny today in Geneva, seat of the U.N human rights ... More >>

UN Watch Condemns Venezuela Arrest of 85-year-old Activist

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 12:53 pm | UN Watch

GENEVA, February 2, 2018 – UN Watch, a Geneva-based monitoring group, condemned Venezuela for arresting an 85-year-old activist in the middle of last night, taken from his home in Caracas at 3:00 a.m. by security forces. More >>

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017

Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 5:03 pm | UN Watch

10. Denied Venezuelan Hunger: In the first-ever U.N. visit to Venezuela, Alfred de Zayas, the U.N. Human Rights Council's Cuban-backed "Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order," posted propaganda ... More >>

Qatar Bid for VP of UNHRC Council Stymied by Arab Rivals

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 9:26 am | UN Watch

GENEVA, December 4, 2017 – Monitoring group UN Watch has learned that Qatar submitted a bid to become vice-president of the UN Human Rights Council, but its Gulf Arab rivals are blocking the nomination, forcing Asian states to choose another country, ... More >>

UN Rights Official in Blackface is ‘Racist & Offensive’

Saturday, 2 December 2017, 1:51 pm | UN Watch

Geneva, December 1, 2017 – The non-governmental human rights group UN Watch today called on UN chief Antonio Guterres and human rights commissioner Zeid to take action over the latest offensive actions by UNHRC expert Alfred de Zayas. Letter below. ... More >>

UN Should Condemn ‘Fake Investigation’ of Venezuela Record

Friday, 1 December 2017, 9:29 am | UN Watch

November 30, 2017 – UN Watch today called on UN chief Antonio Guterres, human rights commissioner Zeid, and U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley to condemn a “fake investigation” of Venezuela's human rights record by a UN human rights council official known as ... More >>

US Should Deport Rutgers Professor Who Abetted Genocide

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 9:52 am | UN Watch

Geneva, Nov. 6, 2017 – An international human rights group today called on Rutgers University to fire Mazen Adi, a professor on war crimes law, on grounds that as a Syrian diplomat and legal advisor he justified the war crimes of the genocidal Assad ... More >>

U.N. health agency names tyrant Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador'

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 1:16 pm | UN Watch

GENEVA, October 19, 2017 – The non-governmental human rights group UN Watch expressed “grave disappointment” at the U.N. health body's appointment of Zimbabwe's dictator as a goodwill ambassador on health, even as his policies have devastated Zimbabwe's ... More >>

UNESCO Denies Biblical Christian & Jewish Heritage

Saturday, 8 July 2017, 2:10 pm | UN Watch

GENEVA, July 7, 2017 – UN Watch, an independent non-governmental organization based in Geneva, condemned the “cynical, divisive, and politicized hijacking of UNESCO’s mission to protect world cultural heritage” by Arab states, after the ... More >>

Under Syrian Pressure, WHO Hid Positive Report on Israel

Saturday, 27 May 2017, 2:24 pm | UN Watch

Exclusive: Under Syrian Pressure, U.N.'s WHO Hid Positive Report on Israel, Adopts Censure 14 EU states condemn WHO failure to publish report "in strongest terms" More >>

UN Watch Condemns Election of Dictators to the UNHRC

Saturday, 29 October 2016, 9:24 pm | UN Watch

"China, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Rwanda elected " Credibility of UN Rights Council at stake," says UN Watch * Major blow: Failure of Russia to get elected More >>

UNHRC to confirm nominees of Egyptian-led panel

Saturday, 9 July 2016, 8:03 pm | UN Watch

GENEVA, July 8, 2016 — A representative of the Egyptian regime of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has replaced the delegate of Saudi Arabia as chair of the UN Human Rights Council panel which nominates global investigators, which this week will include ... More >>

Yazidi MP Vian Dakhil Addresses Human Rights Council

Sunday, 26 June 2016, 9:57 pm | UN Watch

Yazidi MP Vian Dakhil Addresses Human Rights Council In Response to New Report Finding Genocide More >>

 

 

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