Swiss parliament slams own government’s U.N. nomination of Qaddafi Prize founder

65 NGOs strongly opposed Jean Ziegler GENEVA, August 20 – UN Watch applauded the Swiss parliament today for declaring the U.N. nomination of Jean Ziegler — co-founder, co-manager, and 2002 recipient of the Muammar Gaddafi Human Rights Prize —  “inappropriate.” The parliament’s Foreign Affairs …

Swiss parliament declares U.N. nomination of Jean Ziegler “inappropriate”

PRESS RELEASE 65 NGOs strongly opposed Ziegler GENEVA, August 20 – UN Watch applauded the Swiss parliament today for declaring the U.N. nomination of Jean Ziegler — co-founder, co-manager, and 2002 recipient of the Muammar Gaddafi Human Rights Prize —  “inappropriate.” The parliament’s Foreign Affairs …

UN Ambassador Samantha Power: Jean Ziegler “Unfit” for UNHRC

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, Aug. 16 – Newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, who became famous as a human rights activist, Harvard professor, and genocide expert, entered her first major controversy last night by declaring her opposition to the election of Switzerland’s nominee for the …