Video: UN Watch calls out false praise for Qatar’s rights record by China, Iran, Turkey

When the UN Human Rights Council presented a report that was 90 percent full of false praise for Qatar’s human rights record — from the likes of China, Iran and Turkey — UN Watch took the floor and called them out. UN Watch articulated objections from Qatar’s migrant workers, women, and …

The Council should listen to human rights heroes worldwide and take action for victims worldwide

UN Watch Oral Statement Delivered by Kelsey Truman, 14 March 2014 Agenda Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development Thank you, Mr. President. Today we ask: How can this Council protect the rights of the Universal …

38 Rights Groups Urge U.N. to Investigate Shanghai Expo Eviction of 18,000 Families

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, July 22 —  An international coalition of 38 human rights groups called on the United Nations today to investigate allegations that the Chinese government committed gross human rights violations by forcibly evicting 18,000 families to make way for the current 2010 World Expo in …