Human Rights Council should reject report on Vietnam

UN Watch Statement Human Rights Council Item 6: UPR Report of Vietnam  Delivered by Dang Xuong Hung     Thank you, Mr. President. My name is Dang Xuong Hung and I am the former Consul of Vietnam in Geneva, and the former Deputy Director of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I had been a member of …

The Council must help Eritrean refugees from being exploited and abused

UN Watch statement Human Rights Council, 26th Session UPR of Eritrea 20 June 2014 Delivered by Ms. Meron Estefanos Thank you, Mr. President. My name is Meron Estefanos and I am a journalist and a human rights activist. I have been following, researching and reporting on the Eritrean refugee crisis and particular …

UN Watch speaks on human rights in Cyprus; hopes for end of Turkish occupation

Human Rights Council, 26th Session UPR of Cyprus Delivered by Leon Saltiel   Mr. President, UN Watch welcomes the delegation of Cyprus and the report before us today. Cyprus has achieved significant progress in advancing human rights on the island, despite the economic crisis and the continued political and …