UN names Mary McGowan Davis to Schabas Commission on Gaza

UN press release follows below. HRC/14/102 25 August 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL PRESIDENT APPOINTS JUSTICE MARY MCGOWAN DAVIS TO SERVE AS ADDITIONAL MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION OF INQUIRY RELATED TO MILITARY OPERATIONS IN THE GAZA STRIP Geneva, 25 August 2014 — The President of the United Nations Human Rights …

Rights coalition welcomes UN urgent session on Iraq, demands “concrete outcomes”

PRESS RELEASE Maryam Wahida, an Iraqi Christian in Geneva, addresses anti-genocide rally alongside UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer last week in Geneva.  GENEVA, August 25, 2014 –  The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch, which spearheaded this month’s campaign by rights activists, MPs …

Rights coalition welcomes UN urgent session on Iraq, demands “concrete outcomes”

Rights coalition welcomes UN urgent session on Iraq, demands “concrete outcomes”  Maryam Wahida, an Iraqi Christian in Geneva, addresses anti-genocide rally alongside  UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer last week in Geneva.   GENEVA, August 25, 2014 –  The Geneva-based human rights …