UN’s Idriss Jazairy thinks genocidal Sudan is the human rights victim

Sudan, whose leader is wanted for genocide in Darfur, is itself a victim of human rights violations, according to an official of the UN Human Rights Council, who blasted U.S. sanctions in a report delivered today before the 47-member body. Idriss Jazairy, whose title is “UN Special Rapporteur on the negative …

Mia Farrow Heads Campaign to Block Sudan from UN Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE 30 human rights groups file objection with UN Legal Counsel to disqualify Sudan’s candidacy Activists sent letters to 193 U.N. member states GENEVA, Aug. 30 –  Mia Farrow, film star and longtime advocate for victims in Darfur, heads a campaign of human rights activists that today launched a …

Countries rush to praise Sudan during flawed human rights review

GENEVA, May 4, 2016 — As expected, Sudan’s universal periodic review (UPR) was by and large a wasted opportunity. The UPR is a process by which the UN Human Rights Council scrutinizes the human rights record of each UN member state every four years. Although some countries took the floor to condemn …

Report on Sudan’s Submission Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

Report on Sudan’s Submission to UN Human Rights Review UN Watch May 3, 2016 This report by UN Watch analyzes Sudan’s submission to the UN about its human rights record ahead of its appearance on May 4, 2016, before the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, a …

Issue 573: “Do Not Spread A False Report”

“Do Not Spread A False Report”: Open Letter to U.N. Chief Ban Ki-Moon Ahead of His Synagogue Visit An open letter by UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer  Dear U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Tomorrow when you attend synagogue to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day—after two weeks when you …

The deteriorating human rights situation in Sudan

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 27thSession Item 10: ID with IE on Sudan 24 September 2014 Delivered by Aaron Friedland Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch is deeply concerned about the deteriorating situation of human rights in Sudan, as documented in the report of the independent expert that is before …