US, EU Must End “Deafening Silence” on Abusers’ Election to UNHRC; UN Watch report opposes China, Cuba, Russia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia

US, EU Must End “Deafening Silence” on Abusers’ Election to UNHRC New Report: UNHRC Candidates China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq, Rwanda and Malaysia are “Not Qualified”; Guatemala, South Africa and Tunisia are “Questionable” “Credibility of UN Rights …

2016 UNHRC Election: Ready-to-Use Quotes by Dissidents and Activists

Rosa Maria Paya – Daughter of Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, the victim of assassination by Cuban regime “Because of the dictatorship, the whole population has been forced into poverty and live without the most basic human rights.” “The regime’s intelligence apparatus and the powerful …

UNHRC: The Campaign to Stop Election of Abusers for 2017-2019

For comment on the final vote and vote results, see here.   Ahead of the October 28 UNGA election of candidates for 2017-2019 UNHRC seats, UN Watch has been leading the campaign with a coalition of NGOs to oppose the re-election of Saudi Arabia, Russia, China and Cuba, as well as the new election bids of …

UN: Don’t Elect Cuba to Human Rights Council

Cuba is running for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council on Oct. 28, 2016 Cuba’s official UN campaign pledge includes the following absurd claims: Cuba attaches the “greatest importance” to international cooperation for the “promotion and protection” of all human rights within the …