UN Watch Refutes Arab Arguments for Anti-Israel Mandate

Chair of UN Rights Council Defends UN Watch Against Egyptian Bid to Stifle Debate on UN Impunity for Palestinian Terror             Egypt’s Amr Roshdy Hassan                        UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer    Click for video   UN Human Rights …

UN Watch to Rights Council: Durban II Draft ‘Breaches Red Lines’, Iran Has ‘Racist Policy’

PRESS RELEASE Tehran Responds, Accuses UN Watch of ‘Misinforming Council,’ ‘Distorting Reality on the Ground’ Geneva, June 20, 2008 —   A “non-paper” by the planners of next year’s UN conference  on racism singles out Israel for opprobrium and breaches Europe’s red lines, UN …

Richard Falk, Supporter of 9/11 Conspiracy Theories, Begins Post as UN’s Palestine Expert

PRESS RELEASE Rights Council President Rejects Egyptian Bid to Delete Challenge from the Record Geneva, June 16, 2008 — Today the UN Human Rights Council welcomed former Princeton professor Richard Falk as the new expert to oversee its standing investigation into “Israel’s violations of the …

UN Watch Says Special Session was “Fixed from the Start”

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, Jan. 23 — Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch, a Geneva monitoring organization, issued the following statement concerning the UN Human Rights Council’s 6th special session. The special session called by Arab and Islamic states to condemn Israeli actions while ignoring its …

Issue 170: 60 Years Ago Today: UN Votes for Jewish and Arab States

Sixty years ago today, on November 29, 1947, the United Nations voted to created two states, one Arab and one Jewish, out of the former British mandate of Palestine. The world body played an integral role in fashioning the original two-state solution that the international community so desperately seeks today. It …

UN Set to End Scrutiny of Cuba and Belarus, Indict Israel; 27 NGOs Protest

PRESS RELEASE “UN’s last chance to save the Human Rights Council from itself,” says UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer Geneva, Nov. 2, 2007 —  A coalition of 27 non-governmental organizations is urging senior officials and member states of the U.N. to oppose a set of proposed changes …

UN Set to End Scrutiny of Cuba and Belarus, Indict Israel; 27 NGOs Protest

PRESS RELEASE “UN’s last chance to save the Human Rights Council from itself,” says UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer New York, Nov. 2, 2007 —  A coalition of 27 non-governmental organizations is urging senior officials and member states of the U.N. to oppose a set of proposed changes …

Mixed Grades for UN on Anti-Semitism

PRESS RELEASE New York, Nov. 1, 2007 —  While the United Nations has taken several “unprecedented” steps in recent years to recognize and reject anti-Semitism, the world body has yet to “to fully live up to its promise,” according to a report released today by UN Watch. “Founded upon …