Update: Nominee for World’s Top Human Rights Prize Acknowledges “My Anti-Israel Tweets”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, May 1, 2013 – In response to new revelations, a top contender for the world’s premier human rights prize — one of three Final Nominees selected by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and eight other NGOs — today acknowledged having posted “anti-Israel …

Fraud: Cuba Uses 454 Front Groups to Subvert Today’s UN Review of its Human Rights Record

PRESS RELEASE Revealed by new UN Watch report Also: Syria, Iran, North Korea took the floor today to sing Havana’s praises GENEVA, May 1, 2013 – Today’s UN review of Cuba’s rights record was tainted by “massive fraud” committed by the regime’s use of an unprecedented 454 …

Tweets for Hatred: Mona Seif, Nominee for 2013 Martin Ennals Human Rights Award

UN Watch today called on the jury of the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders, comprised of Amnesty, Human Rights Watch and eight other NGOs, and chaired by Hans Thoolen, to cancel its nomination of Mona Seif, an Egyptian activist who openly advocates terrorism and war crimes, as a top contender for …