Victory: After UN Watch protest, U.N. rights council pulls resolution praising Qaddafi’s human rights record

PRESS RELEASE Report hailing Libya was scheduled for adoption in current session GENEVA, March 3, 2011 — UN Watch welcomes the U.N. Human Rights Council’s announcement, in response to our urgent appeal (see below), that its current session is canceling consideration of a report lavishly praising …

UN rights chief faulted for prior silence on Libyan abuses

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, March 3 – UN rights chief Navi Pillay was criticized in the plenary of the UN Human Rghts Council today for allegedly ignoring Libyan human rights violations prior to the current crisis, and for her alleged silence when the UN legitimized the Qaddafi regime through a series of …