Rights group criticizes UN resolution for giving free pass to Baghdad abuses, sending low-level mission on ISIS

GENEVA, September 1, 2014 – A 21-year-old Iraqi Christian woman made an impassioned appeal today before a UN meeting on ISIS atrocities, speaking on behalf of the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, which spearheaded this month’s campaign by rights activists, MPs and Iraqi minority leaders calling …

Rights group criticizes UN resolution for giving free pass to Baghdad abuses, sending low-level mission on ISIS

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, September 1, 2014 – A 21-year-old Iraqi Christian woman made an impassioned appeal today before a UN meeting on ISIS atrocities, speaking on behalf of the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, which spearheaded this month’s campaign by rights activists, MPs and Iraqi minority …

Rights coalition welcomes UN urgent session on Iraq, demands “concrete outcomes”

Rights coalition welcomes UN urgent session on Iraq, demands “concrete outcomes”  Maryam Wahida, an Iraqi Christian in Geneva, addresses anti-genocide rally alongside  UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer last week in Geneva.   GENEVA, August 25, 2014 –  The Geneva-based human rights …

Iraqi Minorities in Geneva Meet UN, US, EU, Demand Emergency Session

PRESS RELEASE Yazidi Leadership Issue Geneva Statement Left to right: Iraqi Christians Ramzi Wahida & Maryam Wahida, UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer, Iraqi Christian representative, and Yazidi spokesman Breen Tahseen GENEVA, Aug. 20, 2014 – The following statement was issued today by Mr. …

Iraqi Minorities in Geneva Meet UN, US, EU, Demand Emergency Session

Iraqi Minorities in Geneva Meet UN, US, EU, Demand Emergency Session Yazidi Leadership Issue Geneva Statement Left to right: Iraqi Christians Ramzi Wahida & Maryam Wahida, UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer, Iraqi Christian representative, and Yazidi spokesman Breen Tahseen   GENEVA, Aug. 20, …

Yazidi and Christian Leaders to Unite in Geneva, Demand UNHRC Action

          GENEVA, August 18, 2014 –  Breen Tahseen (photo above), an Iraqi diplomat whose father, Prince Tahseen Saeed Bek, is the leader of the Yazidi people, will join together with leaders from the Iraqi Christian community at a rally tomorrow in Geneva calling for the UN Human …

MPs & human rights activists urge UN rights council to act against Iraq massacres

MPs & human rights activists urge UN rights council to act against Iraq massacres  GENEVA, Aug. 13, 2014 – A coalition of 22 MPs and human rights activists today launched a global campaign, spearheaded by the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, urging UN rights chief Navi Pillay to lead …