Libya should ensure the full respect of all human rights

Statement by UN Watch UNHRC 30th Session Agenda Item 6, Adoption of Libya UPR report 25 September 2015 Delivered by Maygane Janin Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch is deeply concerned by the human rights situation in Libya. In regard to the report that is before us today, we call attention to three areas of …

Update: UN rights council unanimously adopts resolution praising Qaddafi’s human rights record

PRESS RELEASE Report was ridiculed by New York Times, The Economist, and other media worldwide  Amnesty USA chief says report is “abhorrent,” calls for “redo” GENEVA, March 14, 2012 — A UN report that has been ridiculed worldwide for lavishing praise on the Qaddafi regime’s …

Issue 354: U.N.-Adopted Report on Qaddafi Rights Record is “Abhorrent, ” Must be Redone, Says Head of Amnesty USA

U.N.-ADOPTED REPORT ON QADDAFI RIGHTS RECORD CALLED “ABHORRENT” BY AMNESTY USA CHIEF UN Watch Objects in Plenary, Reads Out Countries’ Shameful Praise of Qaddafi Council President Overrules Objection, Defends Report GENEVA, March 14, 2012 —  A U.N. report ridiculed worldwide for lavishing …

Outrage: UN rights council readies resolution praising Qaddafi regime’s human rights record

PRESS RELEASE NGO urges EU, US, UN rights chief to oppose “fraudulent review” of Qaddafi abuses GENEVA, February 27, 2011 — The independent UN Watch monitoring group, which initiated last year’s successful NGO Campaign to Remove Libya from the UN Human Rights Council, today called on the …

Issue 346: Old habits die hard: UN human rights council to praise Qaddafi rights record

UN Watch urges EU, US, UN rights chief to oppose “fraudulent review” of Qaddafi abuses GENEVA, February 27, 2012 — The independent UN Watch monitoring group, which initiated last year’s successful Campaign to Remove Libya from the UN Human Rights Council, today called on the US, the EU and …