Czech Republic stands up for principle at Human Rights Council

On September 27, 2013, the Human Rights Council adopted a resolution for the follow-up of the Durban Process. The Durban Program of Action, the UN’s process to fight racism, has been marred with controversy and undermines international efforts to fight the scourge. Several liberal democracies have boycotted …

NGO: Saudi Arabia refusal to take seat on UN Security Council is “victory for human rights”

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch now calls on Saudis to drop bid for next month’s election to Human Rights Council GENEVA, October 18, 2013 – Saudi Arabia’s refusal to take its seat on the UN Security Council, announced today via the Saudi Press Agency, is a “victory for human rights,” said a …