2006 UN Rights Panel Includes Abusers, Underscores Need for Reform

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, Jan 16, 2006 – The U.N.’s much derided Commission on Human Rights, slated to be replaced soon by a proposed new council, formally opened its 2006 session today with Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe and several other accused rights abusers assuming their seats on the 53-nation body. According …

Analysis of Freedom Ratings of the Members of the 2006 Commission on Human Rights: A Study by UN Watch

UN Watch Analysis of Freedom Ratings of the 2006 Members of the UN Commission on Human Rights January 2006 For a MS Word version of this report,  click here. Source of ratings: Freedom House, “Freedom in the World 2006,” Annual Global Survey of Political Rights and Civil Liberties Executive Summary:  As …