Farce: Saudi Arabia Hosting UN Human Rights Conference on Religious Freedom

UN Human Rights Council President (right) in Jeddah addressed a Saudi-hosted conference on religious freedom GENEVA, June 4, 2015 –  Despite its reputation as one the world’s worst violators of religious freedom, Saudi Arabia is now hosting in Jeddah a UN human rights conference on combating …

UN Watch’s Geneva rights summit draws world attention, spotlights Boko Haram, ISIS, China, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela

Issue 528 UN Watch’s Geneva rights summit draws world attention, spotlights Boko Haram, ISIS, China, Cuba, France, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela COURAGE AWARD GOES TO RAIF BADAWI, WOMEN’S RIGHTS AWARD TO IRANIAN JOURNALIST MASIH ALINEJAD Covered in Le Monde, The …

Christian priest to UN: "Israel only Mideast country not persecuting Christians"

Mr. President, I am speaking to you on behalf of UN Watch. Standing before you is Father Gabriel Naddaf, a Christian citizen from Nazareth, the city in which Christ was raised and where he proselytized. Dear Sirs, while I stand before you today, the earth of the Middle East is soaked with the blood of Christians …

Nazareth Priest Tells U.N. in Arabic: “Israel is only country in Mideast where Christians live in safety”

Issue 511 Nazareth Priest Tells U.N. in Arabic: “Israel is only country in Mideast where Christians live in safety” Speaking in Arabic and on behalf of UN Watch, Father Gabriel Naddaf of Nazareth intervened during the recent 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council. Mr. President, I am speaking to …

Nazareth Priest Tells U.N. in Arabic: “Israel is only country in Mideast where Christians live in safety”

Nazareth Priest Tells U.N. in Arabic: “Israel is only country in Mideast where Christians live in safety” Speaking in Arabic and on behalf of UN Watch, Father Gabriel Naddaf of Nazareth intervened during the recent 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council. Mr. President, I am speaking to you on …

UN Watch Brings Iraqi Christian Woman to Address UN Session on Iraq

Maryam Wahida made an impassioned appeal on Monday before a UN meeting on ISIS atrocities, speaking on behalf of UN Watch. The Geneva-based human rights group had spearheaded a campaign by rights activists, MPs and Iraqi minority leaders calling for the emergency session, with a rally, press conference …

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

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

HRW’s Ken Roth stays silent; a new High Commissioner is named; UN Watch’s latest video

Issue 492 In This Issue Why HRW’s Ken Roth won’t condemn the kidnapping of Israeli teens UN Watch takes the floor at the UN Human Rights Council to expose violations of women’s rights by Sudan, Pakistan, Iran  Caracas officials lash out at UN Watch over upcoming Tuesday summit of Venezuelan …

When will Pakistan and Iran end their persecution of minorities?

HRC 25th Session Item 9 General Debate March 25, 2014 Delivered by Hillel Neuer Thank you Mr. President. When civil rights leader Morris Abram founded UN Watch two decades ago, he did so with the same vision of equality that guided his work for the Nuremburg tribunal on the Nazi war crimes and his struggle with …