Issue 575: “Allying with Stalin to stop Hitler is different than saying Stalin is a human rights champion!”

“Allying with Stalin to stop Hitler is different than saying Stalin is a human rights champion!” Barcelona’s ARA newspaper interviews UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer for its weekly world feature  Translated from the original article in Catalan. Diari ARA, World section Interview by Teresa Turiera Head of …

Issue 574: Ten Questions for Ban Ki-moon as He Visits Canada Today

Ten Questions for Ban Ki-moon as He Visits Canada Today As UN chief Ban Ki-moon today continues his high-profile visit to Canada with an address at McGill University, UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer, a graduate of McGill, invited students to ask the secretary-general 10 basic questions concerning UN …

Issue 573: “Do Not Spread A False Report”

“Do Not Spread A False Report”: Open Letter to U.N. Chief Ban Ki-Moon Ahead of His Synagogue Visit An open letter by UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer  Dear U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Tomorrow when you attend synagogue to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day—after two weeks when you …

Issue 566: TOP 10 WORST U.N. MOMENTS OF 2015

TOP 10 WORST U.N. MOMENTS OF 2015   Left: Faisal Trad, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador in Geneva, was elected Chair of the UN Human Rights Council panel that appoints independent experts. Right: Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. GENEVA, December 30, 2015 – UN Watch …

Issue 554: Venezuela, Burundi, UAE win UNHRC seats; Pakistan defeated

UN Watch Press Conference Opposed Election of Worst Abusers   UN Watch held a press conference yesterday at UN headquarters, attended by CBS, New York Daily News, Fox News, and media from France, Germany, and Norway. Above: Dr. Qanta Ahmed opposed Pakistan’s bid. Others speakers were Diego Arria, …

Issue 553: UN Watch in Today’s Sunday Times: “UN Staff Celebrate Deaths of Israelis”

UN Watch in Today’s Sunday Times: “UN Staff Celebrate Deaths of Israelis” Top London Newspaper Exposes UNRWA’s Anti-Semitic Incitement   A UN agency that runs schools and social services for Palestinians is facing calls to sack employees using social media to celebrate attacks on Israelis. …

Bid to Suspend Venezuela from UN Rights Council After Sentencing of Opposition Leader

PRESS RELEASE Lilian Tintori (C), wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez waves to supporters next to Venezuelan National Guards as she arrives at the courthouse to attend her husband’s trial in Caracas September 10, 2015. REUTERS/CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS GENEVA, September 11, 2015 – The United …