UN Rights Council Must Recognize Darfur Report

PRESS RELEASE New Body’s Credibility Is At Stake Geneva, March 16, 2007   —  UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer delivered the following statement today before the plenary of the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva:   Mr. President, The Darfur Mission asks the council to recognize what …

UN Darfur Mission Questioned

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, Feb. 1, 2007  — UN Watch today urged changes to the makeup of the assessment team that the UN Human Rights Council is about to send to the troubled Darfur region of Sudan.  In a letter to Council President Luis Alfonso De Alba of Mexico, the Geneva-based human rights organization …

Human Rights Council Darfur Resolution Falls Short

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, December 13, 2006  — UN Watch today expressed its disappointment at the weak resolution adopted by the UN Human Rights Council at the close of its special session on Darfur, Sudan.  The resolution merely expresses “concern regarding the seriousness of the human rights and …

UN Human Rights Council Debates Violations in Cuba, Somalia, Palestinian Territories

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, Sept. 26, 2006 — Today the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva debated reports delivered by its human rights envoys for Somalia, Cuba and the Palestinian territories. UN Watch, a Geneva-based non-governmental organization that monitors the world body’s human rights activities, …

UN Watch Congressional Testimony and Report on Human Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE Geneva and Washington, September 6, 2006 — Testifying this afternoon before the United States Congress, UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer will deliver a 40-page report by the Geneva-based organization, entitled “Reform or Regression?” , documenting a serious crisis of …

Issue 137: CNN Debate: Should Abusive Regimes Sit on the UN Human Rights Council?

The following is the transcript of a debate on CNN International’s “Diplomatic License” program, as first aired globally on December 2, 2005.  Hosted by CNN’s Richard Roth, the debate featured Hillel Neuer, UN Watch Executive Director, and Boniface Chidyausiku, Zimbabwe’s Ambassador to the UN.   …