Rights abusers win coveted UN rights posts

PRESS RELEASE Elected to ECOSOC: Misogynistic Pakistan, slave-holding Mauritania, gay-bashing Uganda, repressive Zimbabwe Ban Ki-moon, Samantha Power, EU should condemn GENEVA, Oct. 30 – UN Watch today called on UN chief Ban Ki-moon, rights commissioner Prince Zeid, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power and …

UN Watch Releases Annual Rating: “Top 10 Worst U.N. Decisions of 2013”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, December 31, 2013 – UN Watch today released its annual rating of the Top 10 Worst UN Decisions of 2013, and expressed concern that 2014 begins tomorrow with China, Cuba, Russia and Saudi Arabia taking their new seats on the UN Human Rights Council. “When the UN gives credit to …

Mugabe Hosting UN Summit for Zimbabwe “Rebranding”

PRESS RELEASE Human Rights Activists Decry “False Legitimacy to Brutal Regime”; UK & Canada Boycotting GENEVA, August 23 – The non-governmental human rights group UN Watch expressed “grave disappointment” at the UN decision to make Zimbabwe co-host of a global tourism summit, which opens tomorrow, …

Testimony to U.N.: Rights chief Navi Pillay should quit picking on Canada while handing propaganda coup to Pakistan and Zimbabwe

UN RIGHTS CHIEF SLAMS CANADA WHILE HANDING PROPAGANDA COUP TO PAKISTAN AND ZIMBABWE UN Watch Testimony before the 20th session of the UN Human Rights Council, delivered under Agenda Item 2 (High Commissioner’s Report), 18 June 2012. Audio. Thank you, Madam President. UN Watch welcomes the human rights …

Dissidents Urge UN to Expel China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia from Human Rights Council & Women’s Rights Commission

PRESS RELEASE Draft UNGA resolutions sent to SG Ban Ki-moon and rights chief Navi Pillay on human rights situations in China, Cuba, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Venezuela, Zimbabwe  NEW YORK, Sept. 28 – Some of the world’s most famous dissidents and former political prisoners urged the UN …