EU should reject UN Gaza report in tomorrow’s vote

U.S. & UK military experts tell UN: Gaza report is seriously flawed British Colonel Richard Kemp, second from left, with UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer. United Nations, Geneva, June 29, 2015 GENEVA, July 1 – The EU should adopt a principled position and oppose a PLO-drafted resolution that, …

UN Gaza report incentivizes terror, military experts warn

UN Watch counters biased inquiry with battery of plenary speeches, press conference, side event for diplomats & rights activists     Colonel Richard Kemp, second from left, with UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer. United Nations, Geneva, June 29, 2015 GENEVA, July 1 – UN Watch and its …

Col. Kemp tells UNHRC it’s become “tool of Hamas’ murderous strategy”

Address of Colonel Richard Kemp to the United Nations Human Rights Council, debate on report of the Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza conflict, Geneva, 29 June 2015. Mr. President, I fought in combat zones around the world during 30 years’ service in the British Army. I was present as an observer …

U.S. General Blasts Gaza Report in UNHRC Testimony

Major-General Michael D. Jones, former Chief of Staff, U.S. Central Command, addressed the UN Human Rights Council on behalf of UN Watch, in the debate on the Commission of Inquiry into the 2014 Gaza conflict. Geneva, June 29, 2015. Mr. President, My name is Mike Jones, a retired U.S. Army general officer who, …

Legal Expert: UN’s Gaza report “not based on credible military operational expertise”

Lt. Col. Corn, law professor & former senior law of war adviser for U.S. army, addresses UN Human Rights Council on the report of the Gaza inquiry. Geneva, June 29, 2015. Thank you, Mr. President. I am Geoffrey Corn, a Professor of Law and the U.S. Army’s former senior expert on the Law of Armed Conflict. I …

PLO’s Draft UN Resolution on Gaza Inquiry is All About the ICC

Acting via the Islamic group, the Palestinians have just submitted a draft resolution this evening that would have the UN Human Rights Council call on all countries to implement the recommendations of the Gaza inquiry, which effectively means to pursue the investigation and prosecution of Israel’s political …

Today’s UN Debate: World Military Experts to Contradict Gaza Report in Geneva Session

PRESS RELEASE Senior U.S. and UK Officers to Address UNHRC Plenary, Media, Rights Activists LIVE WEBCAST: TODAY, JUNE 29, FROM 11:15 AM EST TO 1:00 PM www.unwatch.org/gazaresponse Addressing UNHRC plenary and press corps: Maj-Gen. Michael Jones, Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey S. Corn, and Col. Richard Kemp GENEVA, …

UN Debate on Gaza Report: UN Watch to Lead Response

Prominent Officers, Experts, Heading to Geneva for Monday Session of UNHRC   LIVE WEBCAST: MONDAY, JUNE 29, FROM 11:15 AM EST TO 1:00 PM www.unwatch.org/gazaresponse HEADING TO GENEVA: Maj-Gen. Michael Jones, Lieutnant-Colonel Geoffrey S. Corn, Col. Richard Kemp GENEVA, June 25, 2015 – UN Watch will be …

Key Preliminary Findings of the High Level International Military Group on the Gaza Conflict

Key preliminary findings on the 2014 Gaza Conflict by a high level international military group as submitted to the UN Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry, which is expected to issue its report next week.  PDF of Report & Cover Letter to UNHRC ______ HIGH LEVEL INTERNATIONAL MILITARY GROUP THE …

Ban Ki-moon must investigate tainted Gaza probe

PRESS RELEASE Revealed: Schabas denied conflicts of interest in application form GENEVA, Feb. 3, 2015 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch welcomed the resignation of William Schabas from the UN inquiry on Gaza, who had solemnly denied all conflicts of interest in a related UN application, and called …