Issue 134: NGO Coalition Makes Zimbabwe Answer for Massive Human Rights Violations

After Zimbabwe was accused yesterday of rights abuses by an international coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) led by UN Watch, the Mugabe government’s Geneva representative lashed out at the groups in a speech that urged a U.N. human rights body to “dismiss with contempt” the …

Issue 129: Authoritarians as Human Rights Adjudicators

With the annual meeting of the UN Commission on Human Rights more than a month away, the traditional furor at its hypocrisies has come early.  From England’s Sunday Telegraph to the Miami Herald, editorial writers were outraged to learn that Cuba, Saudi Arabia and Zimbabwe were elected to a five-member …