Issue 590: Has the UN Human Rights Council Become Frankenstein?

Op-ed by UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer in this weekend’s Friday edition of the Jerusalem Post, based on testimony delivered at the U.S. Congress last week. Has the UN Human Rights Council Become Frankenstein?  By Hillel C. Neuer  Seventy years ago this week, in the aftermath of the Nazi …

Issue 584: UN Watch Executive Director Interviewed in New Documentary Film: “Beyond Paranoia: The War Against the Jews”

CLICK FOR VIDEO EXCERPTS FROM FILM INTERVIEW WITH HILLEL NEUER:  When I started at UN Watch, I knew something about what the United Nations was, but I think until I got there, I never had a clue of what it felt to be in a room where the worst dictators, murderers, and tyrannies of the world, sit there and …

Issue 579: Video: UN Elects Syria to Top Committee Post

UN Elects Syria to Top Committee Post CLICK FOR VIDEO Top: Chair applauds UN election of Syria and other dictatorships. Bottom: Syrian ambassador Bashar Ja’afari was hugged by the Chair and invited to speak on the dais after his election as Rapporteur of the UN committee. UN Watch broke the exclusive story …

Issue 578: UN Elects Syria & Venezuela to Leadership on Committee Against “Subjugation of Peoples”

UN Chief Ban Ki-moon: “I commend the leadership of all those committed to bringing new energy to its work”            Left: Syria’s Bashar Ja’afari speaking today from the UN Decolonization Committee dais. Right: Ja’afari embraces new Venezuelan Chair, Rafael Darío Ramírez …

55 MPs, rights groups & dissidents urge UNESCO to cancel election of Syria to human rights committees

PRESS RELEASE APPEAL SENT TO WASHINGTON, PARIS & LONDON UNESCO board includes US, UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Denmark GENEVA, Dec. 15 – An international coalition of 55 members of parliament, pro-democracy dissidents, human rights NGOs and religious groups launched a campaign today calling on UNESCO to …

Issue 122: U.S. Senate Urges Suspension of Sudan from UN Commission on Human Rights

The United States Senate recently adopted a unanimous resolution (S.Con.Res. 137) calling upon the State Department to demand the immediate suspension of Sudan from the UN Commission on Human Rights.  The suspension would be in effect until Sudan meets all of its obligations as determined under Security Council …

Issue 120: UN Watch speaks at the 60th Session of the Commission on Human Rights

The 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights, which opened six weeks ago with thousands of delegates from 191 states and accredited organizations, concludes this Friday. UN Watch has been outspoken during the debates, standing up for human dignity, Commission reform and the UN Charter’s equality …

Issue 119: Opening of the 60th Session of the UN Commission on Human Rights

As the 60th session of the UN Commission on Human Rights (CHR) opened last week, a sense of diamond jubilee celebration was strikingly absent.  No wonder:  for most states represented, institutions that empower individuals are seen not as a cause to celebrate, but a threat.  As for the moral minority, …