Czech Republic stands up for principle at Human Rights Council

On September 27, 2013, the Human Rights Council adopted a resolution for the follow-up of the Durban Process. The Durban Program of Action, the UN’s process to fight racism, has been marred with controversy and undermines international efforts to fight the scourge. Several liberal democracies have boycotted …

Controversial Durban committee meets in Geneva – Day 1

 The Ad-Hoc Committee on the Elaboration of Complimentary Standards was established by the UN Human Rights Council in 2006, in accordance to the Durban Declaration and Program of Action. In its previous sessions, the Committee dealt with highly contentious and controversial issues, such as defamation of religion …

U.N. Libyan Surprise: Qaddafi’s U.N. Rep Confronted by Qaddafi’s Palestinian Torture Victim

In April 2009, when the UN human rights council chose Libya to head the planning committee and main committee of its world conference on racism, known as the Durban Review Conference), UN Watch exposed the obscenity of choosing an egregious human rights violator to chair a human rights conference. ______ From The …