UN Watch Report: Electing the 2018-2020 Members of the U.N. Human Rights Council

ELECTING THE 2018-2020 MEMBERS OF THE U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL Ahead of the Human Rights Council elections by the General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters, New York, October 16, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report evaluates the country candidates for the October 16, 2017 election of 15 new members to the …

Bonn summit could “legitimize the Taliban,” warns Afghan women’s rights activist

PRESS RELEASE Dr. Massouda Jalal, center, and fellow Afghan activists, with Arielle Herzog Hadida, UN Watch Director of Special Projects, and UN Watch intern Paul Lazarow. Dr. Jalal is a recipient of UN Watch’s 2010 human rights award given in the name of the late Ambassador Morris Abram, the …

Issue 320: Bonn summit could “legitimize the Taliban,” warns Afghan women’s rights activist

Dr. Massouda Jalal, center, and fellow Afghan activists, with Arielle Herzog Hadida, UN Watch Director of Special Projects, and UN Watch intern Paul Lazarow. Dr. Jalal is a recipient of UN Watch’s 2010 human rights award in the name of Morris Abram, the organization’s founder, whose portait is pictured …

Issue 289: Double Standard? UN Reaction to Bin Ladin vs. Yassin

The following article explores the very different reactions of the UN and the international community to two nearly identical events: the killing of Osama Bin Laden this week by the U.S., and that of Hamas leader Ahmed Yassin in 2004 by Israel. For a summary of the 2004 debate at the UN Commission on Human …

UN Watch Rips UN Human Rights Council for “Year of Inaction & Double Standards”

UN Watch Rips UN Human Rights Council for “Year of Inaction & Double Standards” Click Here to Watch Video As the UN Human Rights Council completed its 4th year, delegates heard testimony from UN Watch on the past 12 months of council reactions to violations worldwide. The Past Year: Inaction and …

Spanish Ex-PM Aznar and Afghan women’s equality advocate win UN Watch human rights awards

PRESS RELEASE Aznar: ‘Nuclear bomb in hands of ayatollahs poses threat to stability of whole world’ Dr. Massouda Jalal: ‘Women’s rights key to fighting extremism and militarization’ Spanish ex-PM Jose Maria Aznar (left) receiving UN Watch’s 2010 Guardian of Freedom Award from …