Issue 378: Mia Farrow Heads Campaign Against Sudan on U.N. Rights Council

 SAY NO TO GENOCIDAL SUDAN: CLICK HERE TO SIGN PETITION   Mia Farrow Heads Campaign Against Sudan on U.N. Rights Council UN WATCH LAUNCHES 3-PRONGED LEGAL, DIPLOMATIC & MEDIA OFFENSIVE GENEVA, Aug. 30 – Mia Farrow, film star and longtime advocate for victims in Darfur, heads a campaign of human …

Letter from UN's Islamic group to UNHRC President Opposing Panel on Violence Against Gays

PDF of original letter PERMANENT MISSION OF PAKISTAN TO THE UNITED NATIONS AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 56 me de Moillebeau 1211 Geneva 19 Tel: (4122) 7491930 Fax: (4122) 734 8085 E-mail: mission.vakistan@ties.ita.int. Ambassador No. Pol/S0/2012 14 February 2012 H.E. Ms. Laura Dupuy Lasserre President of …

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 …

Authoritarian States: “Traditional Values” Justify Repression of Gays, Women; Russian Draft Resolution Backs Claim

During today’s session at the UN Human Rights Council, Cameroon and Saudi Arabia justified their repression of gays and women with the argument that human rights should be based on “morals” and “traditional values” rather than universal principles of individual rights.