UN Chief Says “Not responsible” for Official Who Blamed Boston Attacks on US & Israeli Policies

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch: Ban Ki-moon denounced marginal figures insulting Islam, but won’t condemn own official insulting American dead and wounded GENEVA, April 23, 2013 – UN chief Ban Ki-moon has rejected calls to condemn a top UN human rights official who blamed the Boston terror attacks on “American …

US Government Condemns “Provocative and Offensive” Remarks by UN Human Rights Official on Boston Bombings

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch urges Paris, London, Berlin & Brussels to show solidarity with US victims GENEVA, April 23, 2013 – Geneva-based monitoring group UN Watch commended US Ambassador Susan Rice for answering its appeal with a sharp statement (see below) denouncing a UN official for his “provocative …

Turkey’s Erdogan to UN Conference: “Zionism is Crime Against Humanity”

PRESS RELEASE Ban Ki-moon Stayed Silent, Must Speak Out Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan (podium, right) and Ban Ki-moon (seated second from left) GENEVA, Feb. 28 – UN Watch expressed shock over anti-Jewish remarks delivered by Turkish prime minister Tayyip Erdogan at a UN summit for tolerance, and urged UN chief …

Tomorrow: U.N. to Endorse Holocaust Deniers’ Hero

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch supporters send thousands of emails to U.S. Ambassador Rice, urging opposition One of many Holocaust denier websites that have featured material by the U.N. Human Rights Council’s Alfred De Zayas. GENEVA, Dec. 19 – UN Watch is urging U.S. ambassador Susan Rice to oppose a U.N. …

UK protests to UN over top official’s “anti-Semitic” remarks

PRESS RELEASE Richard Falk, speaking today at UNGA, blamed “organized Jewish community” for war crimes, endorsed notorious anti-Semitic book GENEVA, Oct. 25 — UN Watch, a non-governmental Geneva-based monitoring group, commended the British government for protesting to the U.N. over …

Outrage: UN rights council readies resolution praising Qaddafi regime’s human rights record

PRESS RELEASE NGO urges EU, US, UN rights chief to oppose “fraudulent review” of Qaddafi abuses GENEVA, February 27, 2011 — The independent UN Watch monitoring group, which initiated last year’s successful NGO Campaign to Remove Libya from the UN Human Rights Council, today called on the …

Wikileaks: World Food Program told Kofi Annan of UN Hunger Expert’s “Profoundly Immoral” Actions “Harming Lives of the Hungry”

PRESS RELEASE NGO urges Ban Ki-moon, Navi Pillay and Olivier de Schutter to speak out  GENEVA, October 24 — A Wikileaks cable circulated for the first time today reveals that Kofi Annan was in possession of an urgent World Food Program request to remove a UN Human Rights Council’s expert on hunger …

45 rights groups urge UN Rights Council to investigate its Gaddafi-linked officials Jean Ziegler & Najat Al-Hajjaji

PRESS RELEASE After working for Gaddafi’s propaganda radio, Najat Al-Hajjaji chaired UNHRC, headed UN’s Durban II racism conf & was UNHRC mercenaries expert GENEVA, October 21 — While the UN human rights office today called for an investigation into Gaddafi’s death, an international …

UN’s Richard Falk addresses UNGA today, but report shows he uses official mandate to promote 9/11 conspiracy theory

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, Oct. 20 – UN Watch today issued the following report, calling for Ban Ki-moon, UN rights chief Navi Pillay, the US and the EU to urge Richard Falk to resign. Official Capacity: How Richard Falk Misuses his UN Human Rights Council Mandate to Promote the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory Today the …

UN Should Apologize For “Legitimizing” Gaddafi with Key Posts

PRESS RELEASE 45 NGOs urge UN Human Rights Council’s Jean Ziegler to resign for founding “Gaddafi Human Rights Prize” GENEVA, Oct. 20 – UN Watch today welcomed the end of the Gaddafi regime, one of the world’s most brutal violators of human rights, and called on UN chief Ban Ki-moon …