U.N. Plenary Silences Challenge to Impartiality of Goldstone Follow-Up Panel

PRESS RELEASE Plus: Backgrounder on this Afternoon’s Flotilla Report Geneva, September 27 – The U.N. chastised a non-governmental organization today after it challenged the independence and impartiality of the head of its Goldstone Report follow-up committee, noting he had performed work for Yasser …

Issue 254: UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer Debates U.N. Flotilla Report on English-language Russian TV

UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer Debates U.N. Flotilla Report on English-language Russian TV Excerpt of Transcript Hillel Neuer, executive director of UN Watch, told Russia Today that the results of the recent UN report on the flotilla incident were pre-determined. “This report was determined in advance, the …

Submitted Testimony Disregarded by the UN Human Rights Council's Flotilla Probe

In a 17 September 2010 communication to UN Watch, the UN Human Rights Council flotilla probe stated that “all the information that [was] made available through UN Watch has been studied by the fact-finding mission.” In fact, however, with one exception, the 40-plus items below were entirely ignored by …

US implies international community should ignore 'overlapping' UN rights council flotilla probe

Today’s statement below from the U.S. implies that the UN Human Rights Council probe on the flotilla — established on June 2nd, its members named on July 24, and due to report in September  — should be ignored by the international community. ____________________ August 2, 2010 – …

Watchdog: New U.N. Flotilla Probe Marred by Predetermined Verdict

PRESS RELEASE Backgrounder on HRC Resolution 14/1 Geneva, July 23 – The UN Human Rights Council today named commissioners to its inquiry on Israeli actions during the May 31 flotilla incident, but the probe’s credibility is marred by a predetermined verdict, said UN Watch, a non-governmental human …

U.N. Human Rights Council voting now on Flotilla resolution

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch:  “Resolution sponsored by countries such as Iran, Libya and Sudan is political, designed to deflect attention from their own abuses” Geneva, June 2,  2010 — The U.N. Human Rights Council is voting now on a resolution to condemn Israel for the Flotilla incident. “The …