Issue 601: Turkey releases Orhan Kemal Cengiz, but with travel ban; “UN must speak out”

UN must condemn Turkey’s illegal travel ban against human rights advocate Orhan Kemal Cengiz Above: Orhan Kemal Cengiz, second from left, at the UN for the opening session of the 8th Geneva Summit for Human Rights, Feb. 22, 2016. In this photo, UN Watch imagined what the world would be like if human …

Issue 600: UN Watch is hiring; Turkey purges thousands

UN Watch is Hiring Morris B. Abram Graduate Fellowship Applications: Due by July 31st  Reminder: Recent college graduates with degrees in international relations or related fields have until July 31st to apply for a prestigious one-year paid fellowship with UN Watch in Geneva. The total value of the stipend is …

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 …

Issue 568: UN Watch-led Geneva Summit for Human Rights to Turn Global Spotlight on Gross Abuses Worldwide

UN Watch-led Geneva Summit for Human Rights to Turn Global Spotlight on Gross Abuses Worldwide Six More Activists Announce Participation On the eve of the UN Human Rights Council’s 2016 session,  courageous champions of human rights from around the world will unite to place urgent situations on the …