Nominee for UN Rights Chief Has Problematic Record On Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua; Watchdog Expresses ‘Serious Concerns’

GENEVA, August 8, 2018 – In reaction to the news of Michelle Bachelet’s nomination as the next UN human rights chief, the non-governmental human rights organization UN Watch said it had “serious concerns” over her spotty record on supporting human rights in Cuba, Nicaragua, and …

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017

The Top 10 Most Evil U.N. Actions of 2017 10. Denied Venezuelan Hunger: In the first-ever U.N. visit to Venezuela, Alfred de Zayas, the U.N. Human Rights Council’s Cuban-backed “Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order,” posted propaganda photos to …

Qatar bid for vice-presidency of UN Human Rights Council axed by Arab rivals

GENEVA, December 4, 2017 – Monitoring group UN Watch has learned that Qatar submitted a bid to become vice-president of the UN Human Rights Council, but its Gulf Arab rivals are blocking the nomination, forcing Asian states to choose another country, which could be Saudi Arabia. Qatar is able to seek the key …

UN condemns Israel 6 times, uses Islamic-only term for Temple Mount, denying Jewish & Christian heritage

GENEVA, Nov. 30, 2017 – The U.N. General Assembly today condemned Israel in six Arab-sponsored resolutions, voting 151 to 6, with 9 abstentions, to adopt a text on Jerusalem which called Temple Mount by its Islamic name only, and voting 105-6-58 to condemn Israel’s presence on the Golan Heights, with the …

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1. @UNHumanRights rep @AlfreddeZayas in Venezuela for fake investigation arranged by Maduro regime & just posted propaganda photos of abundant food—as millions face mass hunger. Also poses with Maduro soldiers. Why is @UN_HRC High Commissioner Zeid silent? https://t.co/EHW5ZC32Ey pic.twitter.com/8QGEeV2gUO …

U.N. elects Qatar, Congo, Pakistan to top rights body, flouting U.S. warning

CLICK HERE FOR NEW REPORT ON UNHRC CANDIDATES GENEVA, October 16, 2017 – Despite a recent pledge by a Dutch-led coalition of 47 nations, the U.N. today elected gross abusers—Qatar, Pakistan, DR Congo, Afghanistan and Angola—to the U.N.’s highest human rights body in a virtually uncontested race, …

NGO: Suspend U.N. Vice-Chair Detained for Groping 23-Year-Old Woman in New York Bar

Above: Hassan Idriss Ahmed Salih at the UN, April 2017. GENEVA, October 10, 2017 – U.N. chief António Guterres should remove a U.N. official who was detained by police and handcuffed after he groped a woman in a Manhattan bar early Sunday. Sudanese diplomat Hassan Salih, who in May …

U.N. Wrong to Reject New Evidence It Caused Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

PRESS RELEASE Ban Ki-moon Should Apologize to Families & Reopen Investigation EXPERT REPUDIATES U.N. REPORT, SAYS WORLD BODY IS CULPABLE Geneva, Oct. 24 – The U.N. needs to reopen its 2011 investigation into Haiti’s cholera epidemic in light of new evidence from one of the investigating scientists that …

Mia Farrow Heads Campaign to Block Sudan from UN Rights Council

PRESS RELEASE 30 human rights groups file objection with UN Legal Counsel to disqualify Sudan’s candidacy Activists sent letters to 193 U.N. member states GENEVA, Aug. 30 –  Mia Farrow, film star and longtime advocate for victims in Darfur, heads a campaign of human rights activists that today launched a …

EU & US Allowed Iran to Win Top Seat on UN Women’s Rights Board, Rights Group Says

Ban Ki-moon & EU’s Mogherini must condemn election of Iran to UN Women   UN Watch letter to EU UN Watch letter to Ban Ki-moon   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNITED NATIONS, April 13, 2015 – Out of possible deference to the nuclear talks with Iran, the EU and the US failed to stop the fundamentalist …