Angola elected to top U.N. rights body, despite gross violations and massive corruption

Angola should not have been elected to the UN Human Rights Council today, as it fails to meet the basic membership criteria. See full UN Watch report on candidates here. Angola’s Human Rights Record Angola commits serious human rights violations, including: Torture Cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment …

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 …

“Why is UN Ignoring Women Victims in Yemen, Iraq, Bahrain, Kuwait and UAE?”

“Why is UN Ignoring Women Victims in Yemen, Iraq, Bahrain, Kuwait and UAE?” Statement by UN Watch Panel on Violence Against Women UNHRC 35th Session, 13th June 2017 Delivered by Ms. Sonia Zvedeniuk Thank you, Mr. President. United Nations Watch supports the engagement of men and boys in the prevention …

Video goes viral: 2.5 million worldwide view UN Watch director’s challenge to Arab regimes: “Where Are Your Jews?”

  GENEVA, March 30, 2017 — Tonight Israel’s i24News TV will interview UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer about the video of his U.N. clash last week with Arab regimes which is now going viral on social media and the blogosphere, viewed more than 2.5 million times worldwide on Facebook and …

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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 …