Clash at U.N.: U.S. defends rights group from fist-banging Cuba, China, Russia & Pakistan, after calls to expel abusers from U.N. rights council

PRESS RELEASE Concerted U.N. speeches slam Chavez bid for rights council seat; dictatorships urged “striking NGO statement from the record” Venezuelan banker & ex-political prisoner Eligio Cedeno challenges his oppressor; Chavez rep calls him a “terrorist” & “criminal,” …

Issue 369: Banging on the table, Cuba, China, Russia & Pakistan lash out after call to exclude Chavez, other abusers from U.N. rights council

Concerted U.N. speeches slam Chavez bid for rights council seat; Dictatorships urge “striking NGO statement from the record” VENEZUELAN EX-POLITICAL PRISONER ELIGIO CEDENO CHALLENGED HIS OPPRESSOR; CHAVEZ REP CALLS HIM A “TERRORIST” & “CRIMINAL,” UN WATCH A “U.S. …

Escaped High-Profile Chavez Prisoner to Challenge Venezuela in U.N. Debate

PRESS RELEASE Syrian & North Korean Torture Victims Also to Testify Before U.N. Human Rights Council GENEVA, June 25 – Venezuela’s most-wanted man will appear before the United Nations this week to expose the Chavez government’s poor human rights record, and to oppose its bid for a seat on the …

40 MPs & NGOs oppose recently-declared Chavez bid for seat on U.N.’s top rights body

PRESS RELEASE Coalition from 19 countries including US, France, UK, Canada, Switzerland, Bahrain, Guinea, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Somalia, Uganda GENEVA, May 2, 2012 — Forty parliamentarians and human rights activists from 19 different countries launched a campaign today to block Venezuela’s …

Dissidents propose draft resolutions for world's ignored emergencies

The Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy took place on March 13, 2012, organized by UN Watch and an international coalition of 20 NGOs. The Summit, which ran in parallel to the main session of the U.N. Human Rights Council, produced alternative draft resolutions for the Council to consider. These deal …