Courageous Champions of Human Rights Assemble in Geneva on Sidelines of UN Human Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE Courageous Champions of Human Rights Assemble in Geneva on Sidelines of UN Human Rights Council  FULL PROGRAM OF TOMORROW’S SPEAKERS BELOW GENEVA, Feb. 24 – Courageous champions of human rights arrived in Geneva today from four corners of the globe in preparation for tomorrow’s Geneva …

Iranian Dissident Wins Geneva Human Rights Prize

PRESS RELEASE Marina Nemat to Address UN Ambassadors at UN Watch Ceremony Next Week GENEVA, May 14 – Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch announced today that it will be awarding its prestigious annual human rights prize next week to Iranian dissident and best-selling author Marina Nemat, now living in …

Today: Top Russian & North Korean Dissidents to Appear at UN Rights Council, Win Awards

PRESS RELEASE Garry Kasparov and Dong-hyuk Shin to Receive UN Watch Prize at Geneva’s Original League of Nations Hall Geneva, June 4, 2013 – Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, one of Russia’s most prominent democracy dissidents, is in Geneva to receive a human rights prize tomorrow from …

Russian Dissident & Chess Champion Wins Human Rights Award

PRESS RELEASE Garry Kasparov to Receive UN Watch Prize at League of Nations Hall in Geneva GENEVA, April 8 – One day after Russian President Vladimir Putin was criticized during a visit to Germany by Chancellor Angela Merkel for restricting non-governmental organizations, the Geneva-based human rights …

UN Watch to Award Annual Human Rights Prizes to Rwanda Genocide Survivor and Canadian Activist for Iranian Women Facing Execution

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, April 21, 2009 — Tonight, at its annual dinner gala, in the shadow of the Durban Review Conference, the Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch will give its highest honor to two true human rights heroes, who are a beacon of hope for human rights activists and victims around the world. …