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Nachdem UN-Generalsekretär Antonió Guterres einen von einer nur aus arabischen Staaten bestehenden UN-Kommission erstellten Bericht, in dem Israel „Apartheid“ vorgeworfen wurde, zurückgewiesen hat, fand am 20. März eine Sitzung des Menschenrechtsrats statt, an der laut Tagesordnungspunkt 7 wieder einmal …

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HELP US CONTINUE TO SILENCE ANTI-ISRAEL HATRED AT THE U.N.   Following is from the U.N. Human Rights Council debate, held under the agenda item targeting Israel, March 20, 2017 Click here for YouTube video PLO:  “Israel has used the worst kinds of abuse, ethnic cleansing and imposing a regime of …

UN Watch interrupted by Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Bolivia, UAE, Iran, Bangladesh, Venezuela

  GENEVA, March 20, 2017 – Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Bolivia, UAE, Iran, Bangladesh, and Venezuela today attempted to silence UN human rights council testimony by the head of UN Watch, a Geneva-based human rights non-governmental organization, after he criticized or called for the removal of …

UN Human Rights Commissioner Hussein has been shockingly silent in the face of deadly anti-Semitic attacks in Europe, but he accuses Trump of inaction on anti-Semitism

  Geneva, March 9, 2017 – In his annual update to the Human Rights Council yesterday, UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, called out the Trump administration for its insufficient response to recent anti-Semitic attacks on Jewish institutions in the United States and for other Trump …

Islamic nations use debate on freedom of religion to attack LGBT rights

Islamic nations use debate on freedom of religion to attack LGBT rights As the UN Human Rights Council convenes for its 34th session, UN Watch will be reporting on the most important debates of the March 2017 session. GENEVA, March 7, 2017 – On Tuesday, Mr. Ahmed Shaheed, the new U.N. Special Rapporteur on …

U.N. rights council targets Israel in 6 reports

The U.N. Human Rights Council’s opening 2017 session, featuring such members as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, China and Cuba, will on March 20th present, circulate and debate six specially-commissioned reports targeting Israel. (See list below.) This is six times more than the amount of reports …

U.S. Needs to Stay in the U.N. Human Rights Council—To Fight Back

There’s a reason that France, Russia, China and every other world power invests time, money and political capital to campaign for a seat at the U.N. Human Rights Council: to gain influence in a consequential world body. Like it or not, the UNHRC’s decisions, translated into every language, influence …

Islamic & African Nations Boycott Meeting With First U.N. Expert on Anti-Gay Violence

Prof. Vitit Muntarbhorn (above) is the UN’s newly appointed Independent Expert on violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI). GENEVA, Jan. 25, 2017 –  Islamic and African nations, where violence and discrimination against the LGBTI community are most prevalent, …

Top Ten Most Insane U.N. Anti-Israel Actions of 2016

GENEVA, Dec. 21, 2016 – As the UN General Assembly prepares to adopt a resolution today accusing Israel of harming Palestinians by the “exploitation of natural resources,” “extensive destruction of agricultural land” and “widespread destruction”—part of 20 anti-Israel …