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 …

Issue 313: Dissidents Urge UN to Expel China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, Saudi Arabia from its Human Rights Council & Women’s Rights Commission

Draft resolutions sent to UN chief Ban Ki-moon on human rights situations in China, Cuba, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Venezuela, Zimbabwe   NEW YORK, Sept. 28 – Led by UN Watch, some of the world’s most famous dissidents and former political prisoners urged the UN today to suspend …

2006 UN Rights Panel Includes Abusers, Underscores Need for Reform

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, Jan 16, 2006 – The U.N.’s much derided Commission on Human Rights, slated to be replaced soon by a proposed new council, formally opened its 2006 session today with Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe and several other accused rights abusers assuming their seats on the 53-nation body. According …

Issue 137: CNN Debate: Should Abusive Regimes Sit on the UN Human Rights Council?

The following is the transcript of a debate on CNN International’s “Diplomatic License” program, as first aired globally on December 2, 2005.  Hosted by CNN’s Richard Roth, the debate featured Hillel Neuer, UN Watch Executive Director, and Boniface Chidyausiku, Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to the UN.   …