Iraqi Minorities in Geneva Meet UN, US, EU, Demand Emergency Session

Iraqi Minorities in Geneva Meet UN, US, EU, Demand Emergency Session Yazidi Leadership Issue Geneva Statement Left to right: Iraqi Christians Ramzi Wahida & Maryam Wahida, UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer, Iraqi Christian representative, and Yazidi spokesman Breen Tahseen   GENEVA, Aug. 20, …

Canada Rejects UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Criticism of Israel’s Response to Rocket Attacks from Gaza

  Photo: Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird receiving UN Watch award in September 2013   Canada Rejects UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ Criticism of Israel’s Response to Rocket Attacks from Gaza  July 12, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following …

HRW’s Ken Roth stays silent; a new High Commissioner is named; UN Watch’s latest video

Issue 492 In This Issue Why HRW’s Ken Roth won’t condemn the kidnapping of Israeli teens UN Watch takes the floor at the UN Human Rights Council to expose violations of women’s rights by Sudan, Pakistan, Iran  Caracas officials lash out at UN Watch over upcoming Tuesday summit of Venezuelan …

UN: When Palestinian Men Beat Their Wives, It’s Israel’s Fault

In her recent report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay revives the bizarre charge, made by one of her colleagues in 2005, that when Palestinian men beat their wives, it’s Israel’s fault: Violence against women Women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory …

Tonight: UN Rights Chief Navi Pillay to Headline Prize Ceremony with Terror Sympathizer Mona Seif

UN Watch urges High Commissioner Pillay to condemn pro-terror statements by Mona Seif GENEVA, October 8, 2013 – UN rights chief Navi Pillay will headline a controversial Geneva ceremony today featuring a terrorism sympathizer as one three final nominees for what is billed as the world’s top human rights …

Tonight: UN Rights Chief Navi Pillay to Headline Prize Ceremony with Terror Sympathizer Mona Seif

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch urges High Commissioner Pillay to condemn pro-terror statements by Mona Seif GENEVA, October 8, 2013 – UN rights chief Navi Pillay will headline a controversial Geneva ceremony today featuring a terrorism sympathizer as one three final nominees for what is billed as the world’s …

Turkish Raid: UN Rights Council Called to Investigate

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, May 31, 2013 – In reaction to this morning’s brutal Turkish police action that targeted peaceful protesters and journalists, creating scenes of chaos on the streets of Istanbul, a Geneva-based human rights group is demanding an urgent debate of the United Nations Human Rights Council, now …

Issue 372: U.N. names 3 commissioners for new probe against Israel

GENEVA, July 6 – The UN Human Rights Council today began its sixth inquiry into alleged Israeli violations, naming three female jurists: Christine Chanet of France, Unity Dow of Botswana and Asma Jahangir of Pakistan (photos above, left to right). “I have appointed three highly distinguished individuals …