Issue 232: International Scandal: Reactions Mount to Libya’s Election to UN Human Rights Council

Global Media Cite UN Watch Campaign Against Qaddafi The shock of Libya’s election to the UN Human Rights Council last Thursday continues to reverberate around the globe. In Europe, the France 24 news channel reported today that the UN’s elevation of the Qaddafi regime “has been met with outrage …

U.N. Human Rights Council drops to only 40% free after election of Libya, Angola, Mauritania, Qatar, Malaysia

PRESS RELEASE ‘Elections without competition were phony’ Geneva, May 13, 2010 — Human rights groups condemned today’s election of Libya, Angola, Mauritania, Qatar and Malaysia to the UN Human Rights Council, countries rated as having poor records on human rights. (See full voting results at …

30 NGOs Urge US & EU to Block Libyan Bid for UN Rights Council Seat

PRESS RELEASE Coalition slams Western group for running Spain and Switzerland on ‘closed slate’ Geneva, May 10, 2010 – A coalition 30 non-governmental organizations, including many from Africa as well as Libyan victim groups, today appealed to the U.S. and E.U. representatives at the UN to block Libya’s …

Issue 229: UN Watch Fights Libyan Bid for Seat on UN Human Rights Council

E-Campaign to Stop Qaddafi: Click Here to Take Action Left to right: UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer; Mohammed Eljahmi, brother of courageous Libyan dissident Fathi Eljahmi who was jailed, tortured and killed by Qaddafi regime; Freedom House Deputy Director Tom Melia. UN Watch and Freedom House organized …