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Above: Antisemitic image posted on Facebook by Majed Al-Zeer, Director-General of the Hamas-linked Palestinian Return Centre GENEVA, May 28, 2015 – A UN committee dominated by Iran and its allies will decide today whether to grant official observer status to an antisemitic front group of the Hamas terrorist …

Former UN Investigator Richard Falk: UN Watch “Stirred Up Trouble,” “Damaged My Reputation” & “Weakened” UN Efforts to “Document Israeli Violations”

Speaking at a Washington, D.C. press conference, former UN Palestine Rapporteur Richard Falk lashed out at UN Watch for “damaging my reputation,” “stirring up trouble” for Falk and his colleagues, and “weakening” UN efforts to “document Israeli violations of …

Dutch Diplomat Should Be Fired for Defending Iran’s Election to UN Women, Tweeting “Iran’s Not Misogynist”

GENEVA, April 14, 2015 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch today called on Dutch foreign minister Bert Koenders (see letter below) to fire a senior human rights diplomat for a series of embarrassing tweets defending the election of Iran’s regime to the board of UN Women because, in her …

Whistleblowers Urge Ban Ki-Moon and U.N. Executives to Strengthen Anti-Retaliation Measures

Press Release from the Government Accountability Project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 – Today, a group of nine whistleblowers from the U.N. system sent a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Directors of U.N. Specialized Agencies urging them to do more to protect …

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UN Watch Statement 23rd Special Session, UN Human Rights Council April 1, 2015     Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch welcomes today’s meeting. Yet given that it has been more than five years now since Boko Haram has been on the rampage, killing thousands of innocent men, women, and children, we must …

The UN should do more for people of Libya, Afghanistan, South Sudan

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 28th Session Item 10: GD on HC/SG/OHCHR country reports 26 March 2015 Delivered by Edwina Tam Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch is deeply concerned with the dire human rights situations in South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Libya. First, in regard to South Sudan, the report of …

The Council should protect women and refugees in the Central African Republic

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 28th Session Item 10: ID with IE on the Central African Republic 24 March 2015 Delivered by Ms. Alyssa Scheiner   Thank you Mr. President. UN Watch thanks the independent expert for her oral update on the human rights situation in the Central African Republic. We are …