Victory: Schabas quits UN Gaza inquiry following UN Watch protest campaign

BREAKING NEWS: Reuters is now reporting that William Schabas has quit as head of the UN’s controversial commission of inquiry on Gaza, in wake of bias accusations revealing he conducted paid legal work for the PLO. ANALYSIS: After insisting repeatedly that he would never step down, Schabas’ …

UNGA must examine record; this year has condemned Israel 20 times and the rest of the world only 3

GENEVA, Jan. 22, 2015 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch lauded the United Nations General Assembly for holding a rare special meeting today on the rise of anti-Semitism, yet urged the world body to examine its own actions that, said Executive Director Hillel Neuer, “aid and abet a global …

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GENEVA, Jan. 9, 2015 – The U.S., France, Germany and the UK should lead a United Nations effort to finally expel Saudi Arabia from the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council after the fundamentalist regime publicly flogged blogger Raif Badawi today for “insulting Islam,” said Geneva-based rights …

AIPAC News Hub interviews Hillel Neuer on the U.N.’s Gaza inquiry

Issue 522 With the Palestinian bid to pursue Israel in the International Criminal Court, all eyes are on the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Gaza, due to report in March. AIPAC’s News Hub interviewed UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer. ______________   In March 2015, the United Nations (U.N.) …

Geneva Convention: another global forum for Israel-bashing

Issue 520 The following op-ed appears in this week’s edition of The Jewish Chronicle of London. Geneva Convention: another global forum for Israel-bashing By Hillel Neuer After the Holocaust, the world met in Geneva to affirm the laws of war. And last week, for only the third time in history, the UK, France, …

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GENEVA, Dec. 22, 2014 – NGOs hailed the convening today of the first-ever meeting of the UN Security Council on North Korean human rights abuses. “With today’s historic debate, the UN finally sends the message that North Korean rulers who starve and enslave their own people must be held …