Selected Resolutions from UNHRC 16th Session

Strengthening of technical cooperation and consultative services in the Republic of Guinea Resolution Adopted by consensus Situation of Human Rights in Cote d’Ivoire Resolution (does not include oral revisions) Adopted by consensus as orally revised Cooperation between Tunisia and the Office of the High …

Issue 242: UN Watch Exposes Hypocrisy of Arab States on “Western Media’s Defamation of Religion”

CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO  UN Human Rights Council, 14th Session Debate on Racism, 16 June 2010 Pakistan for the Islamic Group:  The intellectual climate in the West is increasingly marked by a disturbing tendency to demonize Islam… Muslims are being demonized and dehumanized as Jews were in the inter-war period …

Strains Emerging on "Defamation of Religion" Ahead of Important Vote

Ahead of two important votes later this week, the Ad Hoc Committee met to discuss the resolution tabled by Nigeria on the “Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” (ICERD). Together with the annual resolution on …

Strains Emerging on “Defamation of Religion” Ahead of Important Vote

Ahead of two important votes later this week, the Ad Hoc Committee met to discuss the resolution tabled by Nigeria on the “Elaboration of Complementary Standards to the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination” (ICERD). Together with the annual resolution on …

Readers comment on UN Watch’s New York Times letter on Swiss minaret ban

Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, December 19, 2009: Re “Europe’s Minaret Moment,” by Ross Douthat (column, Dec. 7): We, part of the Geneva human rights community, are particularly embarrassed by Switzerland’s vote to ban minarets and will work energetically toward its speedy …

Readers comment on UN Watch's New York Times letter on Swiss minaret ban

Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, December 19, 2009: Re “Europe’s Minaret Moment,” by Ross Douthat (column, Dec. 7): We, part of the Geneva human rights community, are particularly embarrassed by Switzerland’s vote to ban minarets and will work energetically toward its speedy …

UN Watch Slams Swiss Ban on Minarets

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, Nov. 30 — A Geneva-based human rights monitoring group said that Switzerland’s new prohibition against minarets constitutes a breach of the country’s commitment under international human rights treaties to respect equality and freedom of religion. “Singling out Muslims for …

Wall Street Journal: UN Watch takes on Islamist U.N. assault on free speech

Yesterday’s edition of the Wall Street Journal Asia (page 18) published the following two letters to the editor, by U.S. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley and by UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer. Both were in response to a Nov. 5th editorial entitled “Hillary vs. State,” which …