Activists slam U.N. Human Rights Council tribute to dead strongman

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch led the campaign against Venezuela’s election to the UNHRC, brought Chavez victims to testify in the council, and organized the draft UN resolution condemning his abuses GENEVA, March 6, 2013 – The Geneva-based human rights monitoring group U.N. Watch criticized the chief United …

UN Human Rights Council Pays Tribute to Hugo Chavez, Silent on His Rights Record

March 6, 2013 CNS News By Patrick Goodenough The U.N. Human Rights Council was criticized Wednesday for holding a minute of silence to honor Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a decision that again illustrated the tension between the body’s actions and its professed commitment to upholding human rights around the …

Issue 416: “Israeli singer Rita’s special surrealistic concert at the UN General Assembly”

UN Watch congratulates Ambassador Ron Prosor and the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations for organizing an exceptional event for peace at United Nations Headquarters. Click here to watch the video of the concert. Israeli singer Rita’s special surrealistic concert at the UN General Assembly UN …