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 566: TOP 10 WORST U.N. MOMENTS OF 2015

TOP 10 WORST U.N. MOMENTS OF 2015   Left: Faisal Trad, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador in Geneva, was elected Chair of the UN Human Rights Council panel that appoints independent experts. Right: Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. GENEVA, December 30, 2015 – UN Watch …

June 24: UN to Hear Appeal from Mother of Kidnapped Israeli-American Teenager Naftali Frankel

  Rachel Frankel will directly address the United Nations for the first time on behalf of rights group UN Watch. GENEVA, June 23, 2014 –  Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch is bringing Rachel Frankel, the mother of 16-year-old Israeli-American kidnap victim Naftali Frankel, who was one of three …

U.S. Rejects Top UN Official’s Bid to Expel Watchdog NGO, Says Richard Falk is ‘Unfit to Serve’

PRESS RELEASE ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE WELCOMES U.S. CONDEMNATION UN Watch: “We do not take this lightly: the UN has suspended NGOs for criticizing the wrong regimes” GENEVA, June 9, 2013 – America’s envoy to the UN Human Rights Council, Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, has demanded the resignation of one of …