Fact Sheet: The Palestinian Authority’s interstate complaint against Israel under UN Anti-Racism Convention

On December 12, 2019, the Geneva-based UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination found it had jurisdiction to hear the Palestinians’ inter-state complaint against Israel under article 11 of the Anti-Racism Convention. Below is background information about the complaint and the timeline of …

UN Watch Shadow Report Exposes Palestinian Antisemitism Ahead of First UN Racism Review

GENEVA, August 12, 2019 —  One day before the “State of Palestine” undergoes its first review by the UN’s anti-racism committee, UN Watch announced its submission of a 32-page shadow report documenting gross and systematic antisemitism by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, as well as the …

Response to UN’s Gaza inquiry press conference

UN Watch rejects the findings expressed by the UN’s Gaza inquiry at their recent press conference, for the reasons described below. The UN Human Rights Council’s commission of inquiry into Israel’s “assault” on “civilian protests” at the Gaza border held a press conference …

Breaking: UN Watch rejects findings of report by UN Commission of Inquiry on Gaza violence

March 5, 2019 – The independent human rights group UN Watch today released its initial response to the UN Commission of Inquiry’s report accusing Israel of “crimes against humanity” against so-called “peaceful protesters” at the Gaza border. UN Watch engaged in a lengthy …