NGO Campaign to Remove Libya welcomes new EU draft

PRESS RELEASE But to stop atrocities, victims need No Fly Zone and concrete measures GENEVA, February 24, 2011 – UN Watch, which heads the Global NGO Campaign to Remove Libya from the UN Human Rights Council, welcomed a new EU draft for tomorrow’s meeting that calls for suspension of the Qaddafi …

EU draft refuses to condemn Qaddafi or eject regime from UN rights council

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, February 23, 2011 – UN Watch, which spearheaded this week’s successful appeal by 70 human rights groups for an urgent UN Human Rights Council session on Libya, expressed disappointment with a draft resolution circulated today by the EU (see draft text below) in advance of Friday’s …

30 NGOs Urge US & EU to Block Libyan Bid for UN Rights Council Seat

PRESS RELEASE Coalition slams Western group for running Spain and Switzerland on ‘closed slate’ Geneva, May 10, 2010 – A coalition 30 non-governmental organizations, including many from Africa as well as Libyan victim groups, today appealed to the U.S. and E.U. representatives at the UN to block Libya’s …

Sri Lankan envoy lashes out at Western “colonizers” over U.N. emergency session, but rights groups call proposed resolution “toothless”

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, May 24, 2009 — Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch today expressed “serious disappointment” today over a “toothless” resolution on Sri Lanka being circulated by Switzerland and other Western states in advance of Tuesday’s U.N. Human Rights Council …

Issue 185: Canada, E.U. Members, Japan Refuse to Back Arab-Sponsored Free Pass for Hamas

UN Watch dedicates this edition to , our beloved European Co-Chair, Swedish statesman, author, poet, courageous fighter for freedom, democracy, and truth, in honour of his  and the establishment of the Per Ahlmark Foundation Per Ahlmark 70th birthday.  In this issue: Emergency U.N. Session on Gaza: Canada, …

UN Palestinian Conference at European Parliament is “Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing”

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch calls on UN and European leaders to convert propaganda budget into “ploughshares of hope” Geneva, Aug. 30, 2007 —  A conference organized today and tomorrow at the European Parliament in Brussels by a UN Palestinian committee contravenes the principles of the …