UN’s 9/11 Conspiracy Theorist Compares Gaza to World War II, Calls for World Boycott of Israel

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch Calls on UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon to Remove Richard Falk Geneva, December 31, 2009 — UN Watch, the Geneva-based watchdog organization, today called on UN chief Ban Ki-Moon to remove Richard Falk, the UN Human Rights Council’s permanent investigator of alleged Israeli violations, for …

Issue 192: U.N. Downgrades Scrutiny of Sudan * Iran Says “Chastity” Prevents Rape

Update: The U.S. joined the U.N. Human Rights Council today for the first time. More than half of the 2009-2010 council members — 25 out of 47 — fail to meet basic democracy standards. Can the U.S. effect change? Can a majority be found to pass resolutions that hold the worst abusers accountable for …

Issue 188: U.S. Return to U.N. Council Justified If Obama Fights Orwellian Agenda

Geneva, March 31, 2009 — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced today that Washington will seek membershp in the U.N. Human Rights Council, reversing the Bush Administration’s decision to steer clear of the deeply troubled body, created in 2006 ostensibly to reform its discredited predecessor. …

UN Watch urges U.S. to use U.N. rights council membership to confront Orwellian agenda of world’s worst abusers

PRESS RELEASE Click here for latest UN Watch statistics on the Human Rights Council GENEVA, March 31, 2009 — Hillel Neuer, executive director of the Geneva-based UN Watch, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. decision to run for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council: The three-year old council is …

Hillary Clinton urged to protest Swiss FM Calmy-Rey’s nomination of Qadaffi Prize founder to U.N.

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, March 6, 2009 — When they meet in Geneva today, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should urge Swiss Foreign Minister Micheline Calmy-Rey to withdraw her government’s nomination to the U.N. of Jean Ziegler, a former Swiss politician known for his support of a French Holocaust …

UN Rights Official Endorses 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

PRESS RELEASE UN Palestine Expert Richard Falk: 9/11 doubts “taint legitimacy of U.S. government” Geneva, November 11, 2008 — UN Watch, an independent human rights monitoring organization based in Geneva, today called on UN chief Ban Ki-moon and human rights commissioner Navi Pillay to condemn a …

UN Rights Chief Knocks West for Threatening Walk-Out of ‘Durban II Racism’ Conference, Wins Praise from Islamic States

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, Sept. 8, 2008 — After new UN rights chief Navanethem Pillay addressed the 47-nation Human Rights Council for the first time today, independent human rights organization UN Watch praised her “inspiring life example as an anti-apartheid advocate,” yet expressed deep concern over her …