Issue 583: UN Funds Palestinian NGO That Glorifies Murderer of Peace Activist

Ban Ki-moon visited hospital bed of Richard Lakin, 78-year-old American-Israeli peace activist, after he was shot in the head and stabbed in the face GENEVA, April 3, 2016 – UN Watch sent the following letter today to UN chief Ban Ki-moon.  Click for PDF Dear Mr. Secretary-General, UN Watch is alarmed to …

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 …

Key UN Statements on Current Gaza-Israel Conflict

Monday, July 21 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Remarks from diplomacy meeting in Cairo, Egypt “I full understand, fully sympathize the sufferings of the Palestinian people, particularly in Gaza. These restrictions should be lifted as soon as possible so that people should not resort to this kind of …

Falk’s departure is victory for Palestinians and human rights

PRESS RELEASE Palestinian UN delegation tried to fire Richard Falk for Hamas support, froze his report; today is his last day GENEVA, March 24, 2014 – One year after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned Richard Falk’s comments blaming the Boston Marathon bombings on “the American global …

As UN chief visits Auschwitz, rights group urges action against antisemitism & gross rights abuses

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, November 18, 2013 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch issued the following statement welcoming Ban Ki-moon’s visit today to Auschwitz, the first visit of a UN secretary-general to the Nazi death camp, and urging the world body to do more against mass atrocities as well …