Iran sweeps coveted UN rights posts

PRESS RELEASE Also elected: Russia, China, genocidal Sudan, Cuba, Pakistan, Turkey, slave-holding Mauritania NGOs protest “Black Day for Human Rights” Iranian brought to the gallows in the northern city of Nowshahr on April 15, 2014. Iran put to death at least 369 people and likely several hundreds of …

Response of Yris Pérez Aguilera on the allegations of the Cuban Ambassador

Written statement submitted by UN Watch, containing the response of Yris Pérez Aguilera on the allegations of the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba at the Office of the United Nations in Geneva   Human Rights Council, 25th Session Agenda item 4: Human rights situations that require the …

NGOs Urge UN Action as Cuba Arrests Top Dissident Ahead of Geneva Testimony

PRESS RELEASE Above: Cuban Democracy Activist Jorge Luis García Pérez “Antúnez” (left) recently met with Senators Menendez, Nelson and Rubio on Sept. 17, 2013 Known as Cuba’s Nelson Mandela, Antunez was scheduled to address the Feb. 25th Geneva Summit for Human Rights, organized by global coalition …