Bonn summit could “legitimize the Taliban,” warns Afghan women’s rights activist

PRESS RELEASE Dr. Massouda Jalal, center, and fellow Afghan activists, with Arielle Herzog Hadida, UN Watch Director of Special Projects, and UN Watch intern Paul Lazarow. Dr. Jalal is a recipient of UN Watch’s 2010 human rights award given in the name of the late Ambassador Morris Abram, the …

Issue 320: Bonn summit could “legitimize the Taliban,” warns Afghan women’s rights activist

Dr. Massouda Jalal, center, and fellow Afghan activists, with Arielle Herzog Hadida, UN Watch Director of Special Projects, and UN Watch intern Paul Lazarow. Dr. Jalal is a recipient of UN Watch’s 2010 human rights award in the name of Morris Abram, the organization’s founder, whose portait is pictured …

Issue 289: Double Standard? UN Reaction to Bin Ladin vs. Yassin

The following article explores the very different reactions of the UN and the international community to two nearly identical events: the killing of Osama Bin Laden this week by the U.S., and that of Hamas leader Ahmed Yassin in 2004 by Israel. For a summary of the 2004 debate at the UN Commission on Human …

Spanish Ex-PM Aznar and Afghan women’s equality advocate win UN Watch human rights awards

PRESS RELEASE Aznar: ‘Nuclear bomb in hands of ayatollahs poses threat to stability of whole world’ Dr. Massouda Jalal: ‘Women’s rights key to fighting extremism and militarization’ Spanish ex-PM Jose Maria Aznar (left) receiving UN Watch’s 2010 Guardian of Freedom Award from …