UN’s Idriss Jazairy thinks genocidal Sudan is the human rights victim

Sudan, whose leader is wanted for genocide in Darfur, is itself a victim of human rights violations, according to an official of the UN Human Rights Council, who blasted U.S. sanctions in a report delivered today before the 47-member body. Idriss Jazairy, whose title is “UN Special Rapporteur on the negative …

UN police catch Chinese agent spying on Canadian rights activist

PRESS RELEASE Above in red: the Chinese agent caught spying on a Canadian activist GENEVA, March 20, 2014 – Security officers inside the UN human rights council yesterday caught a Chinese agent surreptitiously taking photographs of a Canadian rights activist and her computer screen, one day after she testified …

NGO Urges UN to Stop Circulating 'Israeli Organ Blood Libel'

UN Watch Calls on UN Rights Chief to Stop Distributing Anti-Semitic Statement During Debate on Goldstone Report Geneva, March 24, 2010 – UN Watch, the Geneva-based watchdog organization, today called on the president of the UN Human Rights Council and the High Commissioner for Human Rights to stop …

Libyan front group slams U.N. human rights session, sides with Sri Lanka and Non-Aligned bloc

In a speech to the UN Human Rights Council today, the Libyan-sponsored group “Nord Sud 21”, founded in 1989 to manage the Moammar Kaddafi Human Rights Prize, criticized the session on the human rights situation in Sri Lanka, echoing the argument of the Sri Lankan government and its allies that only …