Nominee for UN Rights Chief Has Problematic Record On Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua; Watchdog Expresses ‘Serious Concerns’

GENEVA, August 8, 2018 – In reaction to the news of Michelle Bachelet’s nomination as the next UN human rights chief, the non-governmental human rights organization UN Watch said it had “serious concerns” over her spotty record on supporting human rights in Cuba, Nicaragua, and …

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 …

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1. @UNHumanRights rep @AlfreddeZayas in Venezuela for fake investigation arranged by Maduro regime & just posted propaganda photos of abundant food—as millions face mass hunger. Also poses with Maduro soldiers. Why is @UN_HRC High Commissioner Zeid silent? https://t.co/EHW5ZC32Ey pic.twitter.com/8QGEeV2gUO …

NGO: Suspend U.N. Vice-Chair Detained for Groping 23-Year-Old Woman in New York Bar

Above: Hassan Idriss Ahmed Salih at the UN, April 2017. GENEVA, October 10, 2017 – U.N. chief António Guterres should remove a U.N. official who was detained by police and handcuffed after he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar early Sunday. Sudanese diplomat Hassan Salih, who in May …

U.N. Wrong to Reject New Evidence It Caused Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

PRESS RELEASE Ban Ki-moon Should Apologize to Families & Reopen Investigation EXPERT REPUDIATES U.N. REPORT, SAYS WORLD BODY IS CULPABLE Geneva, Oct. 24 – The U.N. needs to reopen its 2011 investigation into Haiti’s cholera epidemic in light of new evidence from one of the investigating scientists that …

Resignation of top UN rights official who failed to act on peacekeeper rape of children underscores need for accountability

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, July 22, 2015 – The resignation of a top UN rights official who admitted she did nothing after receiving reports of child rape by French soldiers in Central African Republic — because she was distracted by budget cuts — “underscores the dire need for greater …

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 …

Ahead of UN Report on 2014 Gaza War, Multinational Mission of Generals Finds: “Israel not only met but significantly exceeded international legal standards”

GENEVA, June 12, 2015 – The report of the UN commission of inquiry on the 2014 Gaza war is to be released imminently, and will be debated on Monday, June 29th, before the Human Rights Council. William Schabas was forced to resign after six months as chair of the probe over his undisclosed paid legal work …

Outrage: Venezuela wins UN award for combating hunger as its people scrounge for food

PRESS RELEASE June 9, 2015 – As Venezuela’s citizens scrounge for food, with hundreds desperately waiting in long lines only to reach empty store shelves, the Maduro government was recognized yesterday by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for “meeting the UN millennium goal …