UN Watch Interactive Dialogue with UN Special Rapporteur on Eritrea

Testimony by UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer, June 18 Thank you, Madam Rapporteur. UN Watch commends the Special Rapporteur for her report, which documents gross and systematic violations of human rights in Eritrea . We fully support renewal of your mandate, and greatly appreciate your vital work.

Hold China Accountable for Forcibly Repatriating DPRK Refugees

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 26th Session ID with SR on DPRK 18 June 2014 Delivered by Yitian Zhang   Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch commends the Special Rapporteur for his report on the systematic, widespread, and gross human rights violations in the DPRK. We welcome its conclusions and …

The UN must stop outrageously elevating Syria on the world stage

UN Watch Statement for ID on Syria 26th UNHRC Session, 18 June 2014 Delivered by Mr.  Hillel Neuer Mr. President, what the Commission of Inquiry on Syria has just described is a living hell. Faced with these continuing reports of mass murder, torture, rape, the gassing of civilians by chemical weapons, how is the …

UN Expert on Eritrea should make additional recommendations

UN Watch Statement Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on Eritrea 26th Session, UNHRC Delivered by Hillel Neuer   Thank you, Madam Rapporteur, UN Watch commends the Special Rapporteur for her report, which documents gross and systematic violations of human rights in Eritrea . We fully support renewal …

Clash at UN: Venezuela and Cuba Reps Heckle Dissidents Testifying at UN Human Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, June 18, 2014 – Dissidents from Cuba and Venezuela testified at a UN panel yesterday about being subjected to arbitrary arrest, torture and other human rights abuses, sparking shouts and accusations from delegates of both governments, who sat in the corner of a packed Geneva hall huddled …

UN Elevates Syria: Business as Usual

Testimony before the UN Human Rights Council, delivered by UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer, 18 June 2014, during the Interactive Dialogue with the UNHRC Commission of Inquiry on Syria.  Mr. President, what the Commission of Inquiry has just described is a living hell. Faced with continuing reports of …

Clash at UN: Venezuela and Cuba Reps Heckle Dissidents Testifying at UN Human Rights Council

Clash at UN: Venezuela and Cuba Reps Heckle Dissidents Testifying at UN Human Rights Council GENEVA, June 18, 2014 – Dissidents from Cuba and Venezuela testified at a UN panel yesterday about being subjected to arbitrary arrest, torture and other human rights abuses, sparking shouts and accusations from …