UN hired anti-Israel legal activist to write 2009 Goldstone Report, now invoked in new UN accountability report

The U.N. hired Grietje Baars, an anti-Israel legal campaigner, to help draft the 2009 Goldstone Report. WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 – Ahead of a new UN human rights office report on Israeli accountability for the 2009 Gaza conflict that is based on that year’s UN Goldstone Report, the Geneva-based NGO UN …

OAS should call for U.N. emergency session on Venezuela atrocities; UN Watch submits draft resolution

GENEVA, May 7, 2017 – The Swiss human rights group UN Watch today submitted a draft U.N. resolution on the crisis in Venezuela to members of the Organization of American States, and the U.S. and EU, and called on them to convene an emergency special session of the 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council which …

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 …