Report: In 9 Years’ Existence, UNHRC Condemned Israel More Times Than Rest of World Combined

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch Releases Evidence of Systematic Bias at UN’s Top Rights Body   GENEVA, June 25, 2015 – In the nine years of its existence, the UN Human Rights Council has condemned Israel more times than the rest of the world combined, revealed UN Watch today, ahead of a new report to …

Comment on Today’s UNGA Anti-Semitism Session

PRESS RELEASE UNGA must examine own record; this year has condemned Israel 20 times compared to only 3 on rest of world GENEVA, Jan. 22, 2015 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch lauded the United Nations General Assembly for holding a rare special meeting today on the rise of anti-Semitism, yet …

Comment on Today’s UNGA Anti-Semitism Session

PRESS RELEASE UNGA must examine own record; this year has condemned Israel 20 times compared to only 3 on rest of world GENEVA, Jan. 22, 2015 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch lauded the United Nations General Assembly for holding a rare special meeting today on the rise of anti-Semitism, yet …

William Schabas’ own colleague, human rights icon Aryeh Neier, calls for him to quit UN Gaza probe

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer revealed the comments in an interview with Wall Street Journal TV: click here for video GENEVA, October 1, 2014 – A top figure in the human rights world has called for William Schabas to step down from the new UN probe on Gaza, undermining Schabas’ claim that the only …

Arab Priest Tell UN Rights Council: “End your which hunt of Israel”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, September 23, 2014 – A Greek Orthodox priest from Nazareth today told the UN Human Rights Council to “end your witch hunt of the only free country in the region.” (See full text below.) Father Gabriel Naddaf, one of the most controversial public figures in Israeli Arab …

NGO: William Schabas must recuse himself from UN Gaza inquiry

PRESS RELEASE Clooney fiancee is youngest ever to serve on any UN inquiry GENEVA, Aug. 11 — A Geneva-based human rights group called on William Schabas to recuse himself from the UN’s new Gaza inquiry, saying that he is legally disqualified by prior statements expressing his wish to see Prime Minister …

Today: UN Emergency Debate on Gaza Creates New Goldstone Report, Condemns Israel for “Gross Human Right Violations”

PRESS RELEASE CLICK HERE FOR MUST-SEE VIDEO GENEVA, July 23, 2014 – The Palestinian ambassador to the UNHRC, together with Iran, Syria, Egypt, Cuba and Venezuela tried but failed to silence UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer during today’s UN Emergency Session on Gaza, as he defended …

Comment on Israel’s Return to UN Human Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, October 27, 2013 – The Geneva-based non-governmental group UN Watch today issued the following statement in reaction to Israel’s decision to return to the UN Human Rights Council, two days before a scheduled review of the Jewish state’s record on Tuesday. “All countries …

UN Watch Welcomes News of Israel’s Expected Return to UN Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, May 7, 2013 – UN Watch today welcomed news that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has launched a diplomatic initiative, with the help of Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter, to return to the UN Human Rights Council, and called on the 47-nation body to ensure its success by …

This morning: Nobel Peace Laureate to address UN debate on settlements

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, March 18, 2013 – Nobel Peace Laureate David Trimble, member of the British House of Lords, will be taking the floor shortly in this morning’s UN Human Rights Council debate on a new report by a fact-finding mission on Israeli settlements, to deliver the following statement on …