This Council must bring to an end the abuses of the Government of Burundi

Statement by UN Watch Item 10 General Debate UNHRC 32nd Session, 30 June 2016 Delivered by Mr. David Lando Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch strongly condemns the Government of Burundi for its gross and systematic violations of human rights. The President of the Burundi Senate, speaking last November about how …

Countries rush to praise Sudan during flawed human rights review

GENEVA, May 4, 2016 — As expected, Sudan’s universal periodic review (UPR) was by and large a wasted opportunity. The UPR is a process by which the UN Human Rights Council scrutinizes the human rights record of each UN member state every four years. Although some countries took the floor to condemn …

Report on Sudan’s Submission Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

Report on Sudan’s Submission to UN Human Rights Review UN Watch May 3, 2016 This report by UN Watch analyzes Sudan’s submission to the UN about its human rights record ahead of its appearance on May 4, 2016, before the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, a …

Eritrean government must put aside empty promises and protect citizens’ human rights

Statement by UN Watch ID: SR on Human Rights in Eritrea Agenda Item 4, UNHRC 31st Session 14 March 2016 Delivered by Mr. Daniel Mekonnen Thank you Mr. President, I am honored to make this statement on behalf of UN Watch. I thank the Special Rapporteur for her oral update and for her relentless efforts in …