Issue 611: Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN right’s review

Exposed: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN rights review UN Watch report calls on Ban Ki-moon to investigate “fraud on a massive scale” Outside the UNHRC chamber where its record was being reviewed, Venezuela put on a large photo exhibit showing its alleged commitment to human …

Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN review of its rights record

For today’s UNHRC review, Venezuela displayed a photo exhibit showing its alleged commitment to human rights. Above: Photo of President Nicolar Maduro with UN prize for combating hunger—though his people are in fact starving. Press Release Report: Venezuela used 500 front groups to subvert today’s UN …

Issue 560: Report: Despite UNRWA Promises, Teachers Incite to Murder “Jewish Apes & Pigs”

Preview of report was broadcast last night on Israel TV’s Channel 2 Above: UNRWA’s “Certificate of Ethics” for teacher who posts on Facebook that “Zionists and Jews” are “sons of apes and pigs.” GENEVA, November 30, 2015 – Despite prior promises by UNRWA, the Palestinian relief agency, to put …

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, …

EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES FOR 2014-2016 MEMBERSHIP ON THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

Presented at United Nations Headquarters, New York, Nov. 4, 2013 Executive Summary This report evaluates the 17 countries that have formally submitted candidacies for the November 12, 2013 election of 14 new members to the UN Human Rights Council. To evaluate qualifications we applied the membership criteria …

EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES FOR 2013-2015 MEMBERSHIP ON THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

For presentation at United Nations Headquarters, New York, Nov. 8, 2012 Executive Summary This report evaluates the countries that have submitted candidacies for the Nov. 12, 2012 election of 18 new members to the UN Human Rights Council. To evaluate qualifications we applied the membership criteria established by …

New Report: U.N. Rights Council Turning into “Mutual Praise Society”

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, February 6, 2009 — The peer review sessions of the 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council are being misused by countries to praise allies and criticize enemies instead of highlighting genuine cases of abuse, a non-governmental human rights group said today. (Click here for 124-page …

Mixed Grades for UN on Anti-Semitism

PRESS RELEASE New York, Nov. 1, 2007 —  While the United Nations has taken several “unprecedented” steps in recent years to recognize and reject anti-Semitism, the world body has yet to “to fully live up to its promise,” according to a report released today by UN Watch. “Founded upon …