Litmus test: U.N. job application examines candidates on pro-Palestinian advocacy

PRESS RELEASE U.N. responds: “Quite possible” that non-Palestinian situations are also used in job exams, but “quite impossible to find out which ones have been used when, or by whom, or for what specific purpose” GENEVA, Dec. 10, 2013 – Today, as the UN celebrates the 65th anniversary of the …

Blame Canada: U.N. rights chief "alarmed" over Canadian law, but silent on China, Iran & Saudi Arabia

GENEVA, June 17 – Canada will be put in the company of some of the world’s worst abusers of human rights tomorrow when the UN’s highest human rights official expresses “alarm” over Quebec’s new law on demonstrations during her opening address to a meeting of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council, …

UN Rights Chief: Official’s Cartoon is “Anti-Semitic”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA — UN high commissioner for human rights Navi Pillay, responding to a complaint by the UN Watch monitoring group, and ensuing global furor, issued an unprecedented statement about one of the UN Human Rights Council’s own officials, describing a caricature posted on his personal blog as …