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 574: Ten Questions for Ban Ki-moon as He Visits Canada Today

Ten Questions for Ban Ki-moon as He Visits Canada Today As UN chief Ban Ki-moon today continues his high-profile visit to Canada with an address at McGill University, UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer, a graduate of McGill, invited students to ask the secretary-general 10 basic questions concerning UN …

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 …

Human Rights Activists and Community Leaders Praise UN Watch Award to Canadian Minister Jason Kenney

The Dalia Lama sent special envoy Tseten Chhoekyapa to honor Jason Kenney as he received UN Watch’s Moral Courage Award tonight in Geneva. GENEVA, May 22, 2014 – The Dalai Lama, a former political prisoner and numerous other human rights and community leaders sent congratulatory messages to Canadian …