U.N. Rights Group Ends Israel Exclusion

PRESS RELEASE UN Watch Lauds U.S. Role, Calls on U.N. to Lift Remaining Barriers GENEVA, January 27, 2010 – After decades of exclusion, Israel was granted membership in a United Nations caucus in Geneva. Israel’s admission to the Human Rights Council’s JUSCANZ group — an acronym for the non-EU …

Group: U.N. rights council’s Haiti parley is “harmful diversion”

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, January 27, 2010 — Today’s urgent meeting of the UN Human Rights Council regarding Haiti is “a harmful waste of the organization’s precious time, resources, and moral capital,” said a human rights watchdog group. “Haiti is certainly a dire emergency, but this …