Hold China Accountable for Forcibly Repatriating DPRK Refugees

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 26th Session ID with SR on DPRK 18 June 2014 Delivered by Yitian Zhang   Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch commends the Special Rapporteur for his report on the systematic, widespread, and gross human rights violations in the DPRK. We welcome its conclusions and …

Iran sweeps coveted UN rights posts

PRESS RELEASE Also elected: Russia, China, genocidal Sudan, Cuba, Pakistan, Turkey, slave-holding Mauritania NGOs protest “Black Day for Human Rights” Iranian brought to the gallows in the northern city of Nowshahr on April 15, 2014. Iran put to death at least 369 people and likely several hundreds of …

UN police catch Chinese agent spying on Canadian rights activist

PRESS RELEASE Above in red: the Chinese agent caught spying on a Canadian activist GENEVA, March 20, 2014 – Security officers inside the UN human rights council yesterday caught a Chinese agent surreptitiously taking photographs of a Canadian rights activist and her computer screen, one day after she testified …

Clash at UN: China Tries to Stop Testimony by Daughter of Jailed Democracy Leader Wang Bingzhang; Democracies Rally to Her Defense

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, March 18, 2014 – China today interrupted testimony at the United Nations Human Rights Council by the daughter one of its most well-known political prisoners, prompting a high-profile international clash in the plenary, as the U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Ireland, Hungary, …