Hong Kong Singer & Protest Activist Denise Ho to Address U.N. Human Rights Council

GENEVA, July 4, 2019 — Hong Kong celebrity musician and protest activist Denise Ho will address the United Nations Human Rights Council next week to spotlight Hong Kong’s attempt to pass a law that would allow extradition to China, announced two human rights groups today. The Hong Kong-based producer …

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 …

Today’s UN Debate: World Military Experts to Contradict Gaza Report in Geneva Session

PRESS RELEASE Senior U.S. and UK Officers to Address UNHRC Plenary, Media, Rights Activists LIVE WEBCAST: TODAY, JUNE 29, FROM 11:15 AM EST TO 1:00 PM unwatch.org/gazaresponse Addressing UNHRC plenary and press corps: Maj-Gen. Michael Jones, Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey S. Corn, and Col. Richard Kemp GENEVA, …

Friday: Venezuelan pro-democracy opposition leaders in Geneva to demand international action

PRESS RELEASE Dissidents to participate in summit of Socialist International  For interviews, please contact: media1@unwatch.org GENEVA, Dec 10, 2014 – Three leaders of the Venezuelan democratic opposition, Lilian Tintori, Carlos Vecchio and Ramon Guillermo Aveledo, will visit Geneva on Friday, December …

Today: Lawyer for executed Reyhaneh Jabarri to address UN forum day before examination of Iran’s record

Survivors of Iran’s notorious Evin prison also appearing at UN Watch parallel event on eve of Iran UPR > Geneva press: Today’s side event takes place from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in Room 24, Palais des Nations GENEVA,  Oct. 30, 2014 – Today at 12:30 p.m. Geneva time, one day before Iran goes …

Victims, activists, experts to expose violations on eve of Iran’s UN review

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch’s international forum on Iran to include first lawyer of 26-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari, who was executed by Iran on Saturday GENEVA,  Oct. 28, 2014 – One day before Iran goes before a United Nations examination of its human rights record, the non-governmental organization …

In Toronto Tomorrow, UN Watch Director Hillel Neuer to Release Legal Brief Demanding Canadian Law Professor William Schabas Resign from UN Gaza Probe for Breach of Impartiality

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, October 1, 2014 – Canadian lawyer Hillel Neuer, executive director of the Geneva-based monitoring group UN Watch, will be in Toronto tomorrow, Thursday, October 2nd, and available for interviews, as the group will release a 30-page legal brief asserting that Canadian law professor William …

Controversial Israeli Arab Priest to Address UN Tomorrow

GENEVA, September 22, 2014 – A Greek Orthodox priest from Nazareth who is one of the most controversial public figures in Israeli Arab society will tomorrow address the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council. In a special debate on racism, Father Gabriel Naddaf will testify on the situation of Christian …

Rights coalition welcomes UN urgent session on Iraq, demands “concrete outcomes”

PRESS RELEASE Maryam Wahida, an Iraqi Christian in Geneva, addresses anti-genocide rally alongside UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer last week in Geneva.  GENEVA, August 25, 2014 –  The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, which spearheaded this month’s campaign by rights activists, MPs …