Belgian Coverage: U.N. elects Saudi Arabia to Women’s Rights Commission

April 19, 2017 – the UN Economic and Social Council issues press release announcing Saudi Arabia’s election to the Commission on the Status of Women. April 22, 2017 – UN Watch publishes statement on its website condemning election of Saudi Arabia to Commission on the Status of Women: No Joke: UN Elects Saudi …

Belgian FM defends election of Saudi Arabia to U.N. women’s rights body, advocates ‘dialogue’

See also: Belgium made sure Saudis knew it voted regime onto women’s rights commissions, emails reveal Before he would be contradicted by his prime minister the very next day, Belgian foreign minister Didier Reynders justified at length the U.N. election of Saudi Arabia to the Commission on the Status of …

Belgium’s Shame: PM “sorry” for helping get Saudi Arabia on UN women’s rights panel; scandal exposed by UN Watch

  “I regret the vote,” said Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel. GENEVA, April 27, 2017 –  The Geneva-based UN Watch — the non-governmental human rights group which exposed the U.N.’s election of Saudi Arabia to its women’s rights commission — welcomed Belgian Prime …

No Joke: U.N. Elects Saudi Arabia to Women’s Rights Commission, For 2018-2022 Term

The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch condemned the U.N.’s election of Saudi Arabia, “the world’s most misogynistic regime,” to a 2018-2022 term on its Commission on the Status of Women, the U.N. agency “exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the …

Why President Obama Should Have Vetoed Resolution 2334 – by Trevor Norwitz

By Trevor S. Norwitz UN Security Council Resolution 2334 will inflict serious and enduring damage to the State of Israel and to the Jewish people. It brands Israel, the nation state of the Jewish people, a “flagrant” violator of international law, fueling the movement to isolate it and turn it into a pariah …

UNGA adopts 20 resolutions against Israel, 6 on rest of world combined

GENEVA, Dec. 21, 2016 – The UN General Assembly has wrapped up its annual legislative session by adopting 20 resolutions against Israel—click here for detailed chart—and only 6 resolutions on the rest of the world combined, with three on Syria, and one each on Iran, North Korea and Crimea. “The UN’s …