UN committee probes Palestinian antisemitism

UN Watch founder Morris B. Abram, expert member of the United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, addressing the world body on January 15, 1964, when the world body voted to endorse Abram’s draft of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms …

UN Watch Shadow Report Exposes Palestinian Antisemitism Ahead of First UN Racism Review

GENEVA, August 12, 2019 —  One day before the “State of Palestine” undergoes its first review by the UN’s anti-racism committee, UN Watch announced its submission of a 32-page shadow report documenting gross and systematic antisemitism by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, as well as the …

Urgent UN session on Hong Kong crackdown requested by human rights group

  August 12, 2019, GENEVA — The Swiss-based human rights group UN Watch today called on European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and UN human rights commissioner Michelle Bachelet to support a call for an emergency session of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council into “alarming brutality …

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017 10. Denied Venezuelan Hunger: In the first-ever U.N. visit to Venezuela, Alfred de Zayas, the U.N. Human Rights Council’s Cuban-backed “Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order,” posted propaganda photos to …

Qatar bid for vice-presidency of UN Human Rights Council axed by Arab rivals

GENEVA, December 4, 2017 – Monitoring group UN Watch has learned that Qatar submitted a bid to become vice-president of the UN Human Rights Council, but its Gulf Arab rivals are blocking the nomination, forcing Asian states to choose another country, which could be Saudi Arabia. Qatar is able to seek the key …

Mia Farrow Heads Campaign to Block Sudan from UN Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE 30 human rights groups file objection with UN Legal Counsel to disqualify Sudan’s candidacy Activists sent letters to 193 U.N. member states GENEVA, Aug. 30 –  Mia Farrow, film star and longtime advocate for victims in Darfur, heads a campaign of human rights activists that today launched a …

Today: UNRWA to legitimize Hamas front group at UNHRC panel

PRESS RELEASE Above: Antisemitic image posted on Facebook by Majed Al-Zeer, Chairman of the Hamas-linked Palestinian Return Centre, which today is hosting an UNRWA official at its Geneva panel. He deleted it after exposed by UN Watch. GENEVA, September 17, 2015 – UN Watch urged UNRWA, the relief agency for …

Bid to Suspend Venezuela from UN Rights Council After Sentencing of Opposition Leader

PRESS RELEASE Lilian Tintori (C), wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez waves to supporters next to Venezuelan National Guards as she arrives at the courthouse to attend her husband’s trial in Caracas September 10, 2015. REUTERS/CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS GENEVA, September 11, 2015 – The United …

Accused Hamas front group locks Twitter account, deletes pro-terror posts, ahead of today’s UN vote for official NGO status

PRESS RELEASE UN’s 54-NATION ECOSOC VOTES TODAY ON ‘PALESTINIAN RETURN CENTRE’ DELETED: PRC Chair Majed Al-Zeer deleted the above antisemitic image, originally posted here on his Facebook account, after it was spotlighted by UN Watch today. GENEVA, July 20, 2015 – Ahead of today’s UN …