Courageous Champions of Human Rights Assemble in Geneva on Sidelines of UN Human Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE Courageous Champions of Human Rights Assemble in Geneva on Sidelines of UN Human Rights Council  FULL PROGRAM OF TOMORROW’S SPEAKERS BELOW GENEVA, Feb. 24 – Courageous champions of human rights arrived in Geneva today from four corners of the globe in preparation for tomorrow’s Geneva …

Issue 577: 25 NGOs Led by UN Watch to Grant Women’s Rights Award to Iraqi MP & German Psychologist for Rescuing Yazidi Women Enslaved by ISIS

Award Ceremony at UN Watch’s 8th Annual Geneva Summit, Opening Next Week at United Nations Days before world leaders gather at UNHRC in Geneva, a global summit of dissidents led by UN Watch on Feb. 23 will spotlight human rights situations in China, Cuba, Iraq, North Korea, Eritrea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, …

Issue 576: As Venezuela files conspiracy charges, jailed opposition leaders Antonio Ledezma & Leopoldo Lopez win prestigious human rights prize from 25 NGOs, to be awarded at UN Watch’s Geneva summit next Tuesday

Days before world leaders gather in Geneva, UN Watch to lead global gathering of dissidents on Feb. 23 to spotlight human rights situations in China, Cuba, North Korea, Eritrea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Venezuela & more GENEVA, February 17, 2016 — Two days after UN Human Rights Council member …

Issue 562: UN Watch-led Geneva Summit for Human Rights to Turn Global Spotlight on Gross Abuses Worldwide

On the eve of the UN Human Rights Council’s 2016 session, courageous champions of human rights from around the world will unite to place urgent situations on the international agenda.  Please join us. February 23, 2016 Centre International de Conférences Genève 17 rue de Varembé, 1202 Geneva …

Geneva rights summit draws world attention, spotlights Boko Haram, ISIS, China, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela

PRESS RELEASE COURAGE AWARD GOESTO RAIF BADAWI, WOMEN’S RIGHTS AWARD TO IRANIAN JOURNALIST MASIH ALINEJAD Covered in Le Monde, The Guardian, CNN, Deutsche Welle, Toronto Star, France 4, Swiss TV  Program Facebook gallery Hi-res photos Video of Today Tweets of speeches Video of yesterday GENEVA, Feb. …

UN Watch’s Geneva rights summit draws world attention, spotlights Boko Haram, ISIS, China, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela

Issue 528 UN Watch’s Geneva rights summit draws world attention, spotlights Boko Haram, ISIS, China, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela COURAGE AWARD GOES TO RAIF BADAWI, WOMEN’S RIGHTS AWARD TO IRANIAN JOURNALIST MASIH ALINEJAD Covered in Le Monde, The …

20 NGOs Led by UN Watch to Bestow 2015 Courage Award Upon Saudi Blogger at Tuesday’s Geneva Rights Summit

Issue 527 20 NGOs Led by UN Watch to Bestow 2015 Courage Award Upon Saudi Blogger at Tuesday’s Geneva Rights Summit  GENEVA, February 18 – A coalition of 20 human rights groups announced today that Saudi blogger and rights activist Raif Badawi — sentenced to 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes for …

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GENEVA, Dec. 22, 2014 – NGOs hailed the convening today of the first-ever meeting of the UN Security Council on North Korean human rights abuses. “With today’s historic debate, the UN finally sends the message that North Korean rulers who starve and enslave their own people must be held …

Nigerian Girl Escaped from Boko Haram to Headline UN Watch’s 7th Annual Human Rights Summit

Issue 515 Nigerian Girl Escaped from Boko Haram to Headline UN Watch’s 7th Annual Human Rights Summit Also featuring: Leaders of protest movements and top dissidents from Iran, Ukraine, Turkey, Venezuela, North Korea, and more Save the Date:  February 24, 2015 GENEVA, December 3, 2014 …