50 Rights Groups Urge UN to Reinstate Congo Monitor

PRESS RELEASE “The UN Human Rights Council must assume its responsibilities” Geneva, Dec. 22, 2009 – Fifty human rights groups from around the world today united in calling on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay to reinstate the mandate for a human rights …

Readers comment on UN Watch's New York Times letter on Swiss minaret ban

Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, December 19, 2009: Re “Europe’s Minaret Moment,” by Ross Douthat (column, Dec. 7): We, part of the Geneva human rights community, are particularly embarrassed by Switzerland’s vote to ban minarets and will work energetically toward its speedy …

Issue 212: U.S. Passes Up Opportunity to Signal Disapproval of Human Rights Council’s Actions

The following news article extensively cites UN Watch reports and statements. December 22, 2009 By Patrick Goodenough CNS News (CNSNews.com) – The United States and other democracies erred in not voting against a U.N. resolution endorsing the work of the Human Rights Council, according to a watchdog which has …