Russia’s abuses in Ukraine – UN Watch testimony at UNHRC

On Wednesday 21st June, 2017, David Mendoza-Wolfson delivered a statement on behalf of United Nations Watch regarding human rights abuses in the Ukraine. Transcript Thank you, Mr President. “There are many sick people walking around with guns these days. No UN or OSCE can protect us. If they want to kill us, …

There must be accountability for the Ukraine conflict

Statement by UN Watch ID on Ukraine UNHRC 32nd Session, 29 June 2016 Delivered by Ms. Anna Volosinad Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch appreciates the High Commissioner’s update on the situation in Ukraine. We welcome the improvements outlined by the Special Rapporteur on Executions in his report, following his …

All armed groups should respect human rights in the Ukrainian territories under their control

Statement in Spanish by UN Watch Item 10 – High Commissioner’s oral update on Ukraine 31st Human Rights Council, March 22 2016   Delivered by Ezequiel Podjarny Read the translation of the video below Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch thanks the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights for his oral …

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 …

Hear the voices of the victims in Ukraine

UN Watch Statement ID on HC Ukraine Report, Agenda Item 10 24 September 2014 Delivered by Minyoung Kwon Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch is deeply concerned with the escalating situation in Ukraine. It is deplorable that more than 3,000 people have been killed, and hundreds of thousands have been displaced. …

“I was tortured by Russian-sponsored militants,” Ukrainian victim tells UN rights council

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, September 17, 2014 – Irina Dovgan, a Ukrainian woman who made international headlines after she was publicly abused by Russian-sponsored militants in eastern Ukraine, testified today before the UN Human Rights Council. Invited by UN Watch, a Geneva-based human rights group NGO, Ms. …

"I was tortured by Russian-sponsored militants," Ukrainian woman tells UN

Irina Dovgan, a Ukrainian woman who recently made international headlines after she was publicly abused by Russian-backed militants in eastern Ukraine, testified today before the UN Human Rights Council. Invited by UN Watch, a Geneva-based human rights group accredited with the United Nations, Ms. …

“I was tortured by Russian-backed militants,”

“I was tortured by Russian-backed militants”   Testimony by Irina Dovgan before UN Human Rights Council, on behalf of UN Watch, Sept. 17, 2014 Thank you, Mr. President. My name is Irina Dovgan, I am a resident of Donbas in eastern Ukraine, the region occupied by the pro-Russian separatists. I am …