Escaped Venezuelan MP Addresses UN, Calls For Commission of Inquiry into Abuses

Venezuelan MP Miguel Pizarro outside the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, hosted by Hillel Neuer, Executive Director of UN Watch. GENEVA, July 3, 2019 — Escaped Venezuelan MP Miguel Pizarro addressed the UN Human Rights Council today, calling for the creation of a commission of inquiry into human …

UN Adopts Watered-down Resolution on Venezuela ‘Squanders Golden Opportunity, Sends Wrong Message’

  September 27, 2018 — Today’s UN draft resolution on Venezuela, adopted by the 47-nation Human Rights Council by a vote of 23 to 7 with 17 abstentions, fails to name rights violations or attribute any responsibility to the Maduro government, “squandering a golden opportunity to finally hold …

UN to elect tyrannies to oversee human rights NGOs

GENEVA, April 16, 2018 – A Swiss-based watchdog organization today called on the world body not to elect a “rogues’ gallery of the world’s worst human rights abusers” to the 19-nation UN committee that accredits human rights organizations, including candidate countries Iran, Russia, …

Farce: Meet 2018 Membership of U.N. Human Rights Council

MEMBERS: Saudi Arabia Iraq, Cuba, China, Qatar, Angola, Burundi, Pakistan, Venezuela, DR Congo, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates… Meet the 2018 membership of the U.N. Human Rights Council, elected by the United Nations with the mandate to “uphold the highest standards in the promotion and …