UN: Australian MP Michael Danby calls out UN rights council for silence on Syrian massacre, focus on Israel

Testimony before the UN Human Rights Council by the Hon. Michael Danby, MP from Australia, September 26, 2016. Thank you, Mr. President. My name is Michael Danby, member of the Australian Parliament. I have the honour to take the floor today on behalf of United Nations Watch. Australia has announced its candidacy …

U.N. Clash: Syria, Russia, Venezuela Fail to Silence Victim Testimony

Former Political Prisoner calls for UN Rights Council to Remove Syrian “Goddess of Justice” Statue GENEVA, Sept. 19, 2016 — Former Syrian political prisoner Mohamad Kamal Allabwani took the floor at the U.N. Human Rights Council to ask it to remove its “Goddess of Justice” statue donated by the …

Issue 591: UK, France, Germany join UN to single out Israel as world’s only violator of health rights

EXCLUSIVE REPORT Swedish delegate joins UK, France, Germany and other EU states today in voting “Yes” to single out Israel at the 2016 WHO world assembly, May 25, 2016. GENEVA, May 25 — The UK, France, Germany and other EU states voted today for a UN resolution, co-sponsored by the Arab group of …

Venezuela, Cuba, China, Russia, Pakistan Fail to Silence Hillel Neuer; Defended by USA, UK, Netherlands, Canada

Ten Years Later: Is the UN Human Rights Council Living Up to Its Promise?  Testimony before the UN Human Rights Council plenary, delivered by UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer, on March 11, 2016 Hillel Neuer, UN Watch: Thank you, Mr. President. In four days, this Human Rights Council marks its 10th …

Issue 579: Video: UN Elects Syria to Top Committee Post

UN Elects Syria to Top Committee Post CLICK FOR VIDEO Top: Chair applauds UN election of Syria and other dictatorships. Bottom: Syrian ambassador Bashar Ja’afari was hugged by the Chair and invited to speak on the dais after his election as Rapporteur of the UN committee. UN Watch broke the exclusive story …

Issue 578: UN Elects Syria & Venezuela to Leadership on Committee Against “Subjugation of Peoples”

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon: “I commend the leadership of all those committed to bringing new energy to its work”            Left: Syria’s Bashar Ja’afari speaking today from the UN Decolonization Committee dais. Right: Ja’afari embraces new Venezuelan Chair, Rafael Darío Ramírez …