This morning: Nobel Peace Laureate to address UN debate on settlements

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, March 18, 2013 – Nobel Peace Laureate David Trimble, member of the British House of Lords, will be taking the floor shortly in this morning’s UN Human Rights Council debate on a new report by a fact-finding mission on Israeli settlements, to deliver the following statement on …

UN report on Israel disregards UN Watch submission, exemplifies biased approach that hinders peace

GENEVA, Jan. 31, 2013 – UN Watch issued the following comment on the UN Human Rights Council’s latest report on alleged Israeli violations: UN Watch is astonished by the commission’s failure to make even a single reference to our lengthy submission, a 54-page document with 257 footnotes. The UN Watch …

New U.N. inquiry to examine Israeli actions, not Arab

PRESS RELEASE Chief of probe accused Israel of ‘total discrimination’ GENEVA, July 6 – As the UN Human Rights Council’s sixth inquiry into alleged Israeli violations began today, the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch expressed concerns over its lack of balance, noting the …

Goldstone II: UN rights council condemns Israel in 5 resolutions, creates new “fact-finding mission”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, March 22 – The 47-nation UN Human Rights Council today adopted five resolutions condemning Israel, including one that creates a new “fact-finding mission” into alleged Israeli violations relating to settlements, a mandate the UN estimates will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. …