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 …

Issue 590: Has the UN Human Rights Council Become Frankenstein?

Op-ed by UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer in this weekend’s Friday edition of the Jerusalem Post, based on testimony delivered at the U.S. Congress last week. Has the UN Human Rights Council Become Frankenstein?  By Hillel C. Neuer  Seventy years ago this week, in the aftermath of the Nazi …

Issue 589: UN Watch testifies in U.S. Congress: UN Human Rights Council Has Turned Into Frankenstein

Hillel Neuer testifying before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, Video to be available soon. GENEVA, May 19, 2016 — In testimony on Tuesday before the U.S. Congress, at a packed hearing called to evaluate the UN Human Rights Council ahead of its 10th anniversary next month, UN Watch executive …

Issue 580: Exposed: UNRWA USA Spokeswoman Shuts Down Twitter Account Over Anti-Israel Posts

America’s UN rep Samatha Power is urged to “end her silence” on incitement                     GENEVA, March 3, 2016 — UN Watch today called on America’s envoy to the UN Samantha Power to end her silence over continued anti-Israeli incitement …

WATCH: AP grills State Department for double standards against Israel in light of Afghan bombing

U.S. State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner appeared dumbstruck yesterday when AP reporter Matt Lee, following up on our tweet from Saturday, asked him why the State Department said last year that it was “appalled” by Israel’s “disgraceful” shelling, after it accidentally hit a school in Gaza, …

Reactions of U.S. Congress to HRC resolution on Gaza

House of Representatives Letter (25/07/2014) signed by over 100 members of Congress to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay: “The UNHRC simply cannot be taken seriously as a human rights organisation when it establishes a commission of inquiry to unjustly probe alleged war crimes and violations of …