Issue 354: U.N.-Adopted Report on Qaddafi Rights Record is “Abhorrent, ” Must be Redone, Says Head of Amnesty USA

U.N.-ADOPTED REPORT ON QADDAFI RIGHTS RECORD CALLED “ABHORRENT” BY AMNESTY USA CHIEF UN Watch Objects in Plenary, Reads Out Countries’ Shameful Praise of Qaddafi Council President Overrules Objection, Defends Report GENEVA, March 14, 2012 —  A U.N. report ridiculed worldwide for lavishing …

UN Watch Confronts Campaign to Terminate Investigation of Sudan, Proposes Amnesty for World’s Imprisoned Bloggers, Writers and Journalists

Testimony at the UN UN Human Rights Council, 9th Session Item 4: Human Rights Situations that Require the Council’s Attention After UN investigator Sima Samar told the Human Rights Council on Sept. 16, 2008 about Sudan’s crimes on Darfur — mass killing, sexual violence against women and …

Amnesty International Urged to Withdraw Invitation to Qaddafi Supporter

Click here to read press release with hyperlinks  Geneva, April 16, 2008 —  Amnesty International should reconsider its speaking invitation to Jean Ziegler, a UN official who co-founded the Muammar Qaddafi Human Rights Prize and has supported the regimes of Robert Mugabe, Fidel Castro and other major human …

Amnesty International Urged to Withdraw Invitation to Qaddafi Supporter

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, April 16, 2008 —  Amnesty International should reconsider its speaking invitation to Jean Ziegler, a UN official who co-founded the Muammar Qaddafi Human Rights Prize and has supported the regimes of Robert Mugabe, Fidel Castro and other major human rights violators, said UN Watch, a …

Issue 21: Amnesty International’s report to the upcoming UN Commission on Human Rights

Amnesty International’s report to the upcoming UN Commission on Human Rights calls on the Commission to give priority attention to countries where human rights abuses are “grave, persistent and/or widespread.” The targeted countries are Algeria, Burundi, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, …