Video: UN Watch calls out false praise for Qatar’s rights record by China, Iran, Turkey

When the UN Human Rights Council presented a report that was 90 percent full of false praise for Qatar’s human rights record — from the likes of China, Iran and Turkey — UN Watch took the floor and called them out. UN Watch articulated objections from Qatar’s migrant workers, women, and …

True story: Palestinian UN rep criticized states for criticizing Israel

An extraordinary event took place at the Human Rights Council on September 16, when the Palestinian representative took the floor to attack countries for attacking Israel. The incident took place while the HRC was discussing human rights situations around the world, under Agenda Item 4. What angered the …

Issue 505: “I see no objection”: UN adopts report praising Qatar’s human rights record after UN Watch lists objections

Intervention by UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer in debate over UN Human Rights Council report on Qatar’s human rights record, September 19, 2014 Thank you, Mr. President. Today we ask: Does the cause of human rights support — or object to — the adoption of today’s UN Human Rights Council report on …