Open Letter to the President of the Swiss Confederation to Freeze Assets of North Korean Leadership in Switzerland

19 September 2014 Open Letter to the President of the Swiss Confederation to Freeze Assets of North Korean Leadership in Switzerland   Excellency, We have experienced and witnessed the gross, systematic and widespread violations of human rights committed by the North Korean regime against its own people, …

Letter Urging Human Rights Watch to Remove Antisemitic U.N. Official Richard Falk From Its Board

Letter Urging Human Rights Watch to Remove Antisemitic U.N. Official Richard Falk From Its Board _______ The following letter was sent today to Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth. Kenneth Roth Executive Director Human Rights Watch 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor New York, NY 10118-3299 United States …

UN Rights Chief Must Clarify Endorsement of Arab Charter with Anti-Semitic Provisions

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, Jan. 28 — In a letter sent today to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour, UN Watch urged her to clarify a recent endorsement of the Arab Charter of Human Rights, which contains several provisions that promote classically anti-Semitic themes. “We trust that Ms. Arbour was …

UN Promise of Human Rights Reform in Peril, Ban ki-Moon Urged to Intervene

PRESS RELEASE Geneva, June 4, 2007 —  A reform proposal released today by the UN’s top human rights body is a setback and a cause for alarm, while UN promises made last year for reform are in peril, according to a letter sent today by UN Watch to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, urging him to intervene. …