Issue 580: Exposed: UNRWA USA Spokeswoman Shuts Down Twitter Account Over Anti-Israel Posts

America’s UN rep Samatha Power is urged to “end her silence” on incitement                     GENEVA, March 3, 2016 — UN Watch today called on America’s envoy to the UN Samantha Power to end her silence over continued anti-Israeli incitement …

WATCH: AP grills State Department for double standards against Israel in light of Afghan bombing

U.S. State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner appeared dumbstruck yesterday when AP reporter Matt Lee, following up on our tweet from Saturday, asked him why the State Department said last year that it was “appalled” by Israel’s “disgraceful” shelling, after it accidentally hit a school in Gaza, …

Reactions of U.S. Congress to HRC resolution on Gaza

House of Representatives Letter (25/07/2014) signed by over 100 members of Congress to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay: “The UNHRC simply cannot be taken seriously as a human rights organisation when it establishes a commission of inquiry to unjustly probe alleged war crimes and violations of …

NGO urges UN to condemn ‘global epidemic’ of anti-Semitic incidents

PRESS RELEASE French riot police officers face rioters in Sarcelles, a suburb north of Paris, on July 20, 2014. GENEVA, July 21, 2014 – Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch today called on UN leaders to condemn what it called a “global epidemic” of anti-Semitic attacks, spiraling from Paris to Ankara, in …

June 24: UN to Hear Appeal from Mother of Kidnapped Israeli-American Teenager Naftali Frankel

PRESS RELEASE Rachel Frankel will directly address the United Nations for the first time on behalf of rights group UN Watch. GENEVA, June 23, 2014 –  Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch is bringing Rachel Frankel, the mother of 16-year-old Israeli-American kidnap victim Naftali Fraenkel, who was one of …

Today: Senate to finally confirm new US rep to UN Human Rights Council

Today at 5:30 pm the U.S. Senate is expected to finally confirm the appointment of a new American ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council. From Indianz.com: The Senate is set to vote on yet another historic nomination for Indian Country. Keith Harper, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has been nominated to serve …