Farce: Meet 2018 Membership of U.N. Human Rights Council

MEMBERS: Saudi Arabia Iraq, Cuba, China, Qatar, Angola, Burundi, Pakistan, Venezuela, DR Congo, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates… Meet the 2018 membership of the U.N. Human Rights Council, elected by the United Nations with the mandate to “uphold the highest standards in the promotion and …

Venezuela, Cuba, China, Russia, Pakistan Fail to Silence Hillel Neuer; Defended by USA, UK, Netherlands, Canada

Ten Years Later: Is the UN Human Rights Council Living Up to Its Promise?  Testimony before the UN Human Rights Council plenary, delivered by UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer, on March 11, 2016 Hillel Neuer, UN Watch: Thank you, Mr. President. In four days, this Human Rights Council marks its 10th …

UN Watch Brings Iraqi Christian Woman to Address UN Session on Iraq

Maryam Wahida made an impassioned appeal on Monday before a UN meeting on ISIS atrocities, speaking on behalf of UN Watch. The Geneva-based human rights group had spearheaded a campaign by rights activists, MPs and Iraqi minority leaders calling for the emergency session, with a rally, press conference …

Rights group criticizes UN resolution for giving free pass to Baghdad abuses, sending low-level mission on ISIS

GENEVA, September 1, 2014 – A 21-year-old Iraqi Christian woman made an impassioned appeal today before a UN meeting on ISIS atrocities, speaking on behalf of the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, which spearheaded this month’s campaign by rights activists, MPs and Iraqi minority leaders calling …

Rights group criticizes UN resolution for giving free pass to Baghdad abuses, sending low-level mission on ISIS

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, September 1, 2014 – A 21-year-old Iraqi Christian woman made an impassioned appeal today before a UN meeting on ISIS atrocities, speaking on behalf of the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, which spearheaded this month’s campaign by rights activists, MPs and Iraqi minority …

Help the Innocent Victims in Iraq

UN WATCH STATEMENT TO UNHRC EMERGENCY SESSION ON ISIS 1 September 2014 Thank you, Mr. President. My name is Maryam Wahida, and I am a Christian born and raised in Iraq, where most of my family remains. I am privileged to speak on behalf of UN Watch. I have come here today, with my family, to bear witness before …