UN Watch Surpasses 4 Million Views on YouTube

Issue 521

UN Watch Surpasses 4 Million Views on YouTube

GENEVA, December 30, 2014 – UN Watch has just broken the 4 million mark on YouTube, making its Internet video channel, now over 4,150,000 views, one of the most successful social media platforms of any human rights group at the United Nations.

Below are the Top 5 UN Watch videos of 2014, capturing the most dramatic moments in UN Watch’s battle this year against dictatorships and double standards, and in defense of the true principles of human rights.

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Top 5 UN Watch Videos of 2014

5. How UN Watch Fought Dictatorships

7-minute highlights video. Includes: Interpreter caught on hot mic as she blasts UN double standards * UN Watch reveals footage showing UN official Jean Ziegler winning the “Muammar Qaddafi Human Rights Prize,” which he long denied * Chinese “activist” spied in the Human Rights Council on UN Watch dissident Ti-Anna Wang * Richard Falk gets denounced after trying to shut down UN Watch.

4. Christian priest tells UN: “Israel is the only country in the Middle East not persecuting Christians”

Father Gabriel Naddaf, a Greek Orthodox priest from Nazareth, testifies before the UN in Arabic that “Israel is only country in the Middle East where Christians live in safety.”

3. Exposed: Chief Judge of UN Gaza Inquiry Has Record of Extreme Bias  

After UN Watch exposed this 2012 video of William Schabas declaring Israel’s prime minister his Public Enemy No. 1, the chair of the UN Gaza inquiry was condemned as biased by top international legal scholars, and told to recuse himself. Hand-picked by the PLO, Schabas is now completely discredited. His report is due in March.

2. PLO’s Diana Buttu Goes Speechless in Al Jazeera Debate with UN Watch Director

At the height of this summer’s Hamas-Israel war, in an Al Jazeera debate with UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer, PLO lawyer Diana Buttu was completely thrown off her game. She said rockets in UN schools were no big deal because “school is out, I’ll have you know.” Then she justified Hamas while accusing Israel of being, of all things, “Anti-Gay.” At one point in the live debate, Ms. Buttu became so exasperated that she went speechless.

5. Emergency Session on Gaza: Iran, Syria, PLO Fail to Silence UN Watch 

 

When the UN in July held an emergency session on Gaza to create a one-sided commission of inquiry, Iran, Syria, and the Palestinians all tried to silence UN Watch—but failed. UN Watch turned the tables on the dictatorships and exposed their hypocrisy in a dramatic confrontation heard around the world. Click for video

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