Sun Qian has been trapped behind bars in China for over five years. She's been tortured, coerced to sign false confessions and forced to renounce

Next month marks Alexey Pichugin's 20th year in prison. He worked for Russia’s Yukos oil company. Putin arrested him to launch his campaign against Yukos

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UN Watch in the News — April 2023

UN Watch was quoted in multiple media outlets during April 2023, including numerous articles covering UN Watch’s joint report on UNRWA teachers’ incitement to antisemitism

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U.N. Human Rights Council I took the floor at the U.N. Human Rights Council to call out the murderous dictatorships and repressive regimes—including Russia, Islamic

🇮🇷 The Islamic Regime in Iran executed 10 people across the country on May 3, while seven others face imminent execution after being transferred to

🇨🇳 China is ramping up its campaign against foreign journalists with a special big-data-powered alert system that can single out reporters who travel to the

🇨🇳 China stepped up its use of exit bans against human rights defenders and their families and expanded legislation authorizing their use to anyone under

Note: this U.N. resolution only mentioned Russia's aggression in passing, and in a rare move even China voted for it. So those listed below should

LIST OF SHAME: States voting NO on a resolution citing Russia's aggression against Ukraine:🇧🇾 Belarus🇳🇮 Nicaragua🇰🇵 North Korea🇸🇾 Syria Abstain/Absent:🇧🇴 Bolivia🇨🇺 Cuba🇪🇷 Eritrea🇮🇷 Iran🇮🇶 Iraq🇳🇦

🇨🇳 China slashed the democratically-elected seats to only 20% for local Hong Kong elections. Only 88 seats in November’s race will be elected by the

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