Full Text: Belgian PM ‘regrets’ electing Saudis to U.N. Women’s Rights Commission

Belgian Parliament 27 April 2017 Translation Prime Minister Charles Michel: Mr. President, colleagues, I will start by mentioning the facts as they were reported to me before answering as accurately as possible to the questions have rightly been addressed to me. First, the facts: indeed, in multilateral contexts, …

Calls for Belgian FM to Resign as Saudi-gate also roils Sweden, Ireland, Norway – Exposed by UN Watch

UN Watch Sparks Firestorm Worldwide by Revealing Saudi Arabia’s Absurd Election to UN Women’s Rights Body; Opposition Leaders Demand Answers UN Watch’s exposure of the UN’s absurd election of Saudi Arabia, the world’s worst abuser of women’s rights, to the Commission on the Status of Women, has caught …

Leaked e-mails: Belgium made sure Saudis knew it voted regime onto U.N. women’s rights commission

Scandal: internal emails reveal that Belgium instructed its diplomats to vote Saudi Arabia onto the U.N. women’s rights commission — and to make sure the fundamentalist regime knew of Belgium’s support. See also: Belgian FM defends election of Saudi Arabia to U.N. women’s rights body, advocates …

Belgian FM defends election of Saudi Arabia to U.N. women’s rights body, advocates ‘dialogue’

See also: Belgium made sure Saudis knew it voted regime onto women’s rights commissions, emails reveal Before he would be contradicted by his prime minister the very next day, Belgian foreign minister Didier Reynders justified at length the U.N. election of Saudi Arabia to the Commission on the Status of …

Belgium’s Shame: PM “sorry” for helping get Saudi Arabia on UN women’s rights panel; scandal exposed by UN Watch

  “I regret the vote,” said Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel. GENEVA, April 27, 2017 –  The Geneva-based UN Watch — the non-governmental human rights group which exposed the U.N.’s election of Saudi Arabia to its women’s rights commission — welcomed Belgian Prime …