The UN should guarantee rights protection and development in Haiti

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 28th Session Agenda item 10: ID with the IE on Haiti 24 March 2015 Delivered by Sarah Firestone   Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch is concerned about continuing violations of basic rights, and barriers to long-term development in Haiti. We agree with the Independent …

Group: U.N. rights council’s Haiti parley is “harmful diversion”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, January 27, 2010 — Today’s urgent meeting of the UN Human Rights Council regarding Haiti is “a harmful waste of the organization’s precious time, resources, and moral capital,” said a human rights watchdog group. “Haiti is certainly a dire emergency, but this …

Group: U.N. rights council’s Haiti parley is “harmful diversion”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, January 25, 2010 — Today’s decision by the UN’s 47-nation Human Rights Council to convene a special session on Haiti this Wednesday is “a harmful waste of the organization’s precious time, resources, and moral capital,” said a human rights watchdog group. …