Kazakhstan should protect the rights of its citizens

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 28th Session Item 6: UPR Report on Kazakhstan 19 March 2015 Delivered by Ziman Gao   Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch is concerned with the human rights situation in Kazakhstan, where a government dominates the political scene by detaining political opposition, …

Bolivia must protect its most vulnerable groups

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council, 28th Session Item 6: UPR Report on Bolivia 18 March 2015 Delivered by Wendy Ramirez Thank you Mr. President, UN Watch is deeply concerned by the state of human rights in Bolivia. In its recent UPR, many states voiced great concern over the criminal justice system and the …

Iranian victims react to UN’s review of Tehran’s human rights record

Issue 512 Iranian victims react to UN’s review of Tehran’s human rights record GENEVA,  Oct. 31, 2014 – Iranian victims and activists who attended today’s UN review of Iran in Geneva today reacted sharply to the presentation of chief Iranian delegate Mohammad Larijani, who blamed the …

Today: Lawyer for executed Reyhaneh Jabarri to address UN forum day before examination of Iran’s record

Survivors of Iran’s notorious Evin prison also appearing at UN Watch parallel event on eve of Iran UPR > Geneva press: Today’s side event takes place from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in Room 24, Palais des Nations GENEVA,  Oct. 30, 2014 – Today at 12:30 p.m. Geneva time, one day before Iran goes …

Victims, activists, experts to expose violations on eve of Iran’s UN review

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch’s international forum on Iran to include first lawyer of 26-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari, who was executed by Iran on Saturday GENEVA,  Oct. 28, 2014 – One day before Iran goes before a United Nations examination of its human rights record, the non-governmental organization …

Help the children who suffer in Yemen

Help the children who suffer in Yemen Human Rights Council, 26th Session UPR of Yemen 19 June 2014 Delivered by Miriam Manning   Mr. President, UN Watch is deeply concerned about the state of human rights in Yemen, in particular children’s rights. Yemen is one of only two countries in the world with no …

Adoption of Israel’s UPR report

UN Watch Statement Item 6: UPR on Israel 27 March 2014  Delivered by Mr. Nicolás Calderón Thank you, Mr. President. UN Watch welcomes today’s debate on Israel’s UPR report. We regret that, as a result of the ongoing exercise byIsrael’s foreign service officers of their right to strike, representatives …