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’s Geneva rights summit draws world attention, spotlights Boko Haram, ISIS, China, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela

Issue 528 UN Watch’s Geneva rights summit draws world attention, spotlights Boko Haram, ISIS, China, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela COURAGE AWARD GOES TO RAIF BADAWI, WOMEN’S RIGHTS AWARD TO IRANIAN JOURNALIST MASIH ALINEJAD Covered in Le Monde, The …

UN Watch Honors Top Canadian Minister for ‘Moral Courage,’ Drawing Praise from Dalai Lama

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, May 23, 2014 – Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch presented its annual Moral Courage Award on Thursday to Canadian cabinet minister Jason Kenney, one of the country’s most influential national figures, a decision that drew strong praise from the Dalai Lama, the Nobel Peace Prize …

Human Rights Activists and Community Leaders Praise UN Watch Award to Canadian Minister Jason Kenney

The Dalia Lama sent special envoy Tseten Chhoekyapa to honor Jason Kenney as he received UN Watch’s Moral Courage Award tonight in Geneva. GENEVA, May 22, 2014 – The Dalai Lama, a former political prisoner and numerous other human rights and community leaders sent congratulatory messages to Canadian …

China praised in UN review of its human rights record

PRESS RELEASE NGO urges U.S., EU to oppose China’s ‘absurd’ UNHRC bid Pro-Tibetan activists were detained after scaling up the UN compound in Geneva where China’s human rights record was being reviewed to unfurl a giant protest banner. Click here for details. GENEVA, October 22, …

Issue 198: UN Watch Disappointed at U.N. Rights Chief Refusal to Meet Dalai Lamai

But welcomes Pillay’s criticism of China’s “systemic violations of human rights” GENEVA, July 29, 2009 — The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch expressed disappointment at the refusal by United Nations rights chief Navi Pillay to answer whether she will receive the Dalai Lama on his visit …