Ensaf Haidar at UN to Saudi Arabia: My world was shattered after you arrested my husband

Wife of Raif Badawi Addresses Saudi Rep in U.N. Rights Council The U.N. elected Saudi Arabia to its Human Rights Council — so yesterday we brought into that very chamber the wife of Saudi Arabia's most famous political prisoner, to finally tell the world the truth about human rights under the Wahhabis' …

Hold Urgent Debate on Venezuela before Maduro speaks to U.N. Human Rights Council

Petition to president of Peru, Nikki Haley, and Federica Mogherini: I am shocked that the U.N. Human Rights Council is allowing Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro to open its session on Monday, September 11, 2017. The dictator will use the U.N. podium to mock the world, as he continues to starve, beat, torture, …

Western U. Response Disregards Discriminatory Effect of Support For Michael Lynk’s UN Mandate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENEVA, July 25, 2017 – The Geneva-based non-governmental organization UN Watch expressed disappointment today that the reply from the president of the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Amit Chakma, fails to address the concerns detailed in our letter last week concerning its support …

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

Statement by UN Watch Agenda Item 10, UNHRC 35th Session 21st June 2017 Delivered by David Mendoza-Wolfson 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, they will just come. Who can protect us from this?” So said …

Thailand must stop sex trafficking – UN Watch testimony at UNHRC

Statement by UN Watch Item 3, UNHRC 35th Session 12th June 2017 Delivered by Elisa Alloul Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch thanks the Special Rapporteur for her report. In 2015, I served as a volunteer to alleviate human trafficking in Thailand. In Bagkok, there are brothels on every corner, yet the government …