UN hired anti-Israel legal activist to write 2009 Goldstone Report, now invoked in new UN accountability report

The U.N. hired Grietje Baars, an anti-Israel legal campaigner, to help draft the 2009 Goldstone Report. WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 – Ahead of a new UN human rights office report on Israeli accountability for the 2009 Gaza conflict that is based on that year’s UN Goldstone Report, the Geneva-based NGO UN …

OAS should call for U.N. emergency session on Venezuela atrocities; UN Watch submits draft resolution

GENEVA, May 7, 2017 – The Swiss human rights group UN Watch today submitted a draft U.N. resolution on the crisis in Venezuela to members of the Organization of American States, and the U.S. and EU, and called on them to convene an emergency special session of the 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council which …