UN Watch Honors Top Canadian Minister for ‘Moral Courage,’ Drawing Praise from Dalai Lama

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, May 23, 2014 – Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch presented its annual Moral Courage Award on Thursday to Canadian cabinet minister Jason Kenney, one of the country’s most influential national figures, a decision that drew strong praise from the Dalai Lama, the Nobel Peace Prize …

Human Rights Activists and Community Leaders Praise UN Watch Award to Canadian Minister Jason Kenney

The Dalia Lama sent special envoy Tseten Chhoekyapa to honor Jason Kenney as he received UN Watch’s Moral Courage Award tonight in Geneva. GENEVA, May 22, 2014 – The Dalai Lama, a former political prisoner and numerous other human rights and community leaders sent congratulatory messages to Canadian …

Canada Tells UN to Fire Rep Who Called Israel “Genocidal”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, December 18, 2013 – UN Watch applauded Canada for being the first country to condemn Richard Falk’s latest remarks accusing Israel of “genocidal” intentions, and to call for his removal. “Canada completely rejects and condemns the appalling remarks made by Richard Falk, …

Canada indicted by China, Russia, Iran at UN rights review

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch condemns “tyrants’ subversion of UN human rights system” GENEVA, April 26, 2013 – Today’s UN quadrennial review of Canada’s human rights record quickly turned into a spectacle of hypocrisy and farce when the North Korean regime of Kim Jong-un took the floor …

Again: U.N. slams Canada (and Switzerland) for restricting demonstrations, likens it to Algeria, Belarus, Jordan, Russia

PRESS RELEASE UN expert freedom of assembly would consider visit to Canada; Belarus dictatorship accuses Canada of police brutality GENEVA, June 21 – For the second time this week, an official of the U.N.’s top human rights body delivered a plenary address categorizing Canada with major violators of human …