UN Watch Exposes Syrian Blood Libel, Calls on World Body to Condemn Anti-Semitic Speech

Geneva, June 8 – UN Watch is calling on the United Nations to condemn hateful and anti-Semitic remarks made today by the Syrian delegate to the UN Human Rights Council.  “Let me quote a song,” said Syrian diplomat Rania Al Rifaiy, “that a group of children on a school bus in Israel sing …

U.N. Human Rights Council concludes main annual session; Summary of key resolutions

The U.N. Human Rights Council concluded its main annual session on Friday, March 28. Before the start of the session, Freedom House published an updated report on Freedom in the World, which listed eight countries and two territories that suffer from the “worst of the worst” human rights violations: North …

Issue 75: Syria’s First Statement as a Member of the Security Council

Syrian Ambassador Fayssal Mekdad, in his country’s maiden speech to the UN Security Council, compared the terror attacks on the World Trade Center to Israel’s razing of houses used by Palestinian gunmen in Gaza. Analysis: In Syria’s first public appearance as a member of the Security Council, …