Next Venezuelan government must remove Chavez propagandist Jean Ziegler from UN Human Rights Council

When the democratic opposition takes over in Venezuela, the first thing they should do at the UN is take action to remove Jean Ziegler, a long-time propagandist of the Chavez and Maduro regimes, from the UN Human Rights Council, where he sits as a member of its advisory committee, and previously as expert on the …

Issue 611: Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN right’s review

Exposed: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN rights review UN Watch report calls on Ban Ki-moon to investigate “fraud on a massive scale” Outside the UNHRC chamber where its record was being reviewed, Venezuela put on a large photo exhibit showing its alleged commitment to human …

Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN review of its rights record

For today’s UNHRC review, Venezuela displayed a photo exhibit showing its alleged commitment to human rights. Above: Photo of President Nicolar Maduro with UN prize for combating hunger—though his people are in fact starving. Press Release Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN …

Venezuela fails to silence UN Watch for exposing abuses

Item 3: General debate Statement by UN Watch Delivered by Ms. Sabrina Zeloof Human Rights Council, 33rd Session 16 September 2016   UN Watch Speaker: Thank you, Mr. President. The members of this Council have been mandated by the international community to protect victims of human rights violations around the …

UN: Venezuela fails to silence political prisoners’ appeal for amnesty

GENEVA, June 24, 2016 — Venezuela was overruled by the chair of the UN human rights council today, when its delegate interrupted a UN speech (see below) in a failed bid to stop the reading of an appeal for council members to release political prisoners on the occasion of the council’s 10th anniversary. …