Issue 608: Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN right’s review

Exposed: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN rights review UN Watch report calls on Ban Ki-moon to investigate “fraud on a massive scale” Outside the UNHRC chamber where its record was being reviewed, Venezuela put on a large photo exhibit showing its alleged commitment to human …

Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN review of its rights record

For today’s UNHRC review, Venezuela displayed a photo exhibit showing its alleged commitment to human rights. Above: Photo of President Nicolar Maduro with UN prize for combating hunger—though his people are in fact starving. Press Release Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN …

Venezuela fails to silence UN Watch for exposing abuses

Item 3: General debate Statement by UN Watch Delivered by Ms. Sabrina Zeloof Human Rights Council, 33rd Session 16 September 2016   UN Watch Speaker: Thank you, Mr. President. The members of this Council have been mandated by the international community to protect victims of human rights violations around the …

Venezuela & Cuba fail to silence U.S. criticism at UN rights council, losing 13-12

GENEVA, June 15, 2016 — In a major clash today at the UN Human Rights Council, Venezuela and its allies made a failed bid to stop the U.S. from criticizing the Maduro regime’s record on judicial independence, even pushing for a rare procedural vote which sought to overrule the president’s …

Geneva human rights award goes to Venezuelan political prisoner Antonio Ledezma, mayor of Caracas

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Geneva human rights award goes to Venezuelan political prisoner Antonio Ledezma, mayor of Caracas UN Watch calls on Venezuela to declare amnesty for political prisoners ahead of 10th anniversary celebration of UNHRC on June 13th   Daughter Antonietta Ledezma delivers moving …

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 …

Vilifying Israel, ruining Venezuela: How Nicolas Maduro’s regime is spreading anti-Semitism abroad and abusing its power at home

BY DIEGO ARRIA, VENEZUELA’S FORMER UN AMBASSADOR By Diego Arria  “What does Israel plan to do with the Palestinians?” asked the Venezuelan ambassador to the UN, Rafael Ramirez. It was, of course, a rhetorical question. Speaking at an informal session of the Security Council this month, the …