Venezuela Condemned for Violations in Draft UNGA Resolution Circulated by Human Rights Groups

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, Oct. 7 – As Venezuela this afternoon defended its human rights record before a mandatory examination by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (click here for live tweets), a coalition of dissidents and rights groups circulated an unprecedented draft resolution to UN member states (see text …

Dissidents Urge UN to Expel China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia from Human Rights Council & Women’s Rights Commission

PRESS RELEASE Draft UNGA resolutions sent to SG Ban Ki-moon and rights chief Navi Pillay on human rights situations in China, Cuba, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Venezuela, Zimbabwe  NEW YORK, Sept. 28 – Some of the world’s most famous dissidents and former political prisoners urged the UN …

Issue 313: Dissidents Urge UN to Expel China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia from its Human Rights Council & Women’s Rights Commission

Draft resolutions sent to UN chief Ban Ki-moon on human rights situations in China, Cuba, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Venezuela, Zimbabwe   NEW YORK, Sept. 28 – Led by UN Watch, some of the world’s most famous dissidents and former political prisoners urged the UN today to suspend …

Issue 295: UN Watch Exposes Hypocrisy of Special Agenda Item on Israel

Video: UN Watch Exposes Hypocrisy of Special Agenda Item on Israel 1.  Click here to watch the video: Iran, Syria, Bahrain, Egypt and Venezuela attacked Israel for “crimes against humanity.” UN Watch blasted the council for absurdly focusing on democratic Israel while Syria’s ongoing massacre is …

UN Watch Rips UN Human Rights Council for “Year of Inaction & Double Standards”

UN Watch Rips UN Human Rights Council for “Year of Inaction & Double Standards” Click Here to Watch Video As the UN Human Rights Council completed its 4th year, delegates heard testimony from UN Watch on the past 12 months of council reactions to violations worldwide. The Past Year: Inaction and …