Does OHCHR Enable China’s Harassment of Dissidents?

This week, the New York Times reported about China’s crackdown on human rights activists, particularly its harassment of, and reprisals against, activists who attend UN meetings. As UN Watch pointed out at the March 2017 Human Rights Council session and again in May, in a letter complaint to Human Rights Chief …

UN rights chief slams Israel—yet he too boycotted biased UN debate

  UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein slammed Israel for non-cooperation, lumping it in with Iran, Syria, and North Korea GENEVA, Sept. 14, 2016 — Yesterday, as reported in the Jerusalem Post, UN rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein accused Israel of acting like Iran, Syria and …

UN rights chief condemns Israel, won’t call Tel Aviv shooting a terrorist attack

In sharp contrast to the statement of UN chief Ban Ki-moon, the world body’s high commissioner for rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid Al-Hussein of Jordan, noticeably refused to call Wednesday’s Palestinian shooting of Israelis in Tel Aviv a terrorist attack, which killed 4 and injured 16, and he …

New video: What happened to the UN? * Jordanian Prince picked to be UN rights chief * Iranian dissident wins UN Watch rights award

Issue 491 In This Issue New Video: What Happened to the UN? Ban Ki-moon names Jordan’s Prince Zeid as next UN rights chief Iranian torture victim receives UN Watch’s Human Rights Award, blasts Tehran regime New Video: What Happened to the UN? The following new video tells the story of what …