Human Rights Council Darfur Resolution Falls Short

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, December 13, 2006  — UN Watch today expressed its disappointment at the weak resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council at the close of its special session on Darfur, Sudan.  The resolution merely expresses “concern regarding the seriousness of the human rights and …

NGOs Urge Action from UN Emergency Session on Darfur

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, December 12, 2006  — UN Watch, Freedom House, the Transnational Radical Party and 22 other non-governmental organizations from around the world today are calling on the UN Human Rights Council to take strong action on the grave human rights and humanitarian situation in the Darfur region …

UN Human Rights Council Goes Soft on Sudan

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, November 28, 2006 — The UN Human Rights Council, meeting yesterday and today in its resumed second regular session, adopted three country resolutions, according to UN Watch, a non-governmental organization in Geneva that closely monitors the Council’s proceedings.   Two of the …

UN Rights Council Fails to Address Darfur

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, October 6, 2006  — UN Watch expressed deep disappointment that the UN Human Rights Council finished its second regular session this afternoon without taking action on any substantive human rights issue. The Geneva-based non-governmental organization closely follows the Council’s …

Campaign to Expel Sudan from UN for Darfur Abuses

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, August 29, 2006  –  With increasingly alarming news coming out of the Darfur region of Sudan, UN Watch today launched an urgent global campaign calling on the UN Security Council and General Assembly to suspend and eventually expel Sudan from the world body, until it ceases to defy UN …

UN Watch Calls on New UN Rights Council to Denounce Darfur Atrocities

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, May 15, 2006 – UN Watch today called on the 47 countries of the newly elected UN Human Rights Council to take immediate actions necessary to ensure that next month’s inaugural session creates a robust mechanism to review violations, upholds the traditional participation of …

Issue 125: UN votes “no action” for victims in Sudan’s Darfur region.

News:  The UN Security Council meeting in Nairobi last week — the first such gathering outside New York in almost two decades — adopted a resolution holding out the carrot of significant aid for both sides of Sudan’s North-South civil war, if they put an end to the fighting that, since 1983, has killed …