UN’s New Passport Requirement ‘Bans Dissidents’, Watchdog Tells UN Chief

GENEVA, May 7, 2019 — The Geneva-based non-governmental organization UN Watch today filed a complaint with UN chief Antonio Guterres regarding an apparent new UN rule that effectively bars human rights dissidents from speaking at the United Nations. (See text of complaint below; PDF here.) According to …

Rights Group Lodges UN Case Against Cuba for Release of Jailed Dissident Dr. Eduardo Cardet

UN Watch hopes to exert pressure on Cuba GENEVA, July 26, 2018 – Human rights lawyers lodged a legal complaint with the UN today to demand that Cuba release Dr. Eduardo Cardet, a dissident who has been jailed, severely beaten and denied medical treatment since his violent arrest on November 30, …

UNRWA’s Anti-Peace Curriculum Violates UN Charter

In the wake of U.S. threats to cut aid to the U.N. relief agency for Palestinians, a look at UNRWA textbooks—which deny Jewish rights in Palestine and erase Israel from the map—shows that the agency is violating the basic tenets of the U.N. Charter by fostering conflict instead of maintaining peace and harming …