Issue 577: 25 NGOs Led by UN Watch to Grant Women’s Rights Award to Iraqi MP & German Psychologist for Rescuing Yazidi Women Enslaved by ISIS

Award Ceremony at UN Watch’s 8th Annual Geneva Summit, Opening Next Week at United Nations Days before world leaders gather at UNHRC in Geneva, a global summit of dissidents led by UN Watch on Feb. 23 will spotlight human rights situations in China, Cuba, Iraq, North Korea, Eritrea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, …

Rally Against Genocide in Iraq, Aug. 19, 2014

Speakers: Hillel Neuer, Executive Director, UN Watch Pierre Weiss, Member of Geneva Parliament Breen Tahseen, son of head of Yazidi community Ramzi Wahida, member of the Christian Iraqi community Maryam Wahida,  member of the Christian Iraqi community   Playlist of all videos from rally Photos from rally …

As UN chief visits Auschwitz, rights group urges action against antisemitism & gross rights abuses

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, November 18, 2013 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch issued the following statement welcoming Ban Ki-moon’s visit today to Auschwitz, the first visit of a UN secretary-general to the Nazi death camp, and urging the world body to do more against mass atrocities as well …

UN’s 9/11 Conspiracy Theorist Compares Gaza to World War II, Calls for World Boycott of Israel

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch Calls on UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon to Remove Richard Falk Geneva, December 31, 2009 — UN Watch, the Geneva-based watchdog organization, today called on UN chief Ban Ki-Moon to remove Richard Falk, the UN Human Rights Council’s permanent investigator of alleged Israeli violations, for …

Rights Group Warns Against ‘Foxes Guarding the Chickens’; Opposes U.N. Rights Council Seats for China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi Arabia

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch Concerned About Stalled Geneva Bid for Special Session on Sri Lanka Killings New York, May 12, 2009 — The expected reelection today of China, Cuba, Russia and Saudi Arabia to the U.N. Human Rights Council, despite their much-criticized human rights records, means that, “once again, …

UN Watch to Award Annual Human Rights Prizes to Rwanda Genocide Survivor and Canadian Activist for Iranian Women Facing Execution

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, April 21, 2009 — Tonight, at its annual dinner gala, in the shadow of the Durban Review Conference, the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch will give its highest honor to two true human rights heroes, who are a beacon of hope for human rights activists and victims around the world. …

The Right to Name And Shame: An Analysis of the Tenure of Former UN High Commissioner Louise Arbour with Recommendations for New High Commissioner Navanethem Pillay

Summary   Click for Full Report (PDF) The new appointment of Navanethem Pillay as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is an opportunity to reflect upon the requirements, responsibilities and priorities of an international position that stands on the front lines of the struggle for the idea of universally …