Top Tweets August 2021

UN Watch’s Top Tweets in August 2021

Trending UN Watch tweets from August: The Taliban takes over Afghanistan; Swedish foreign minister blocks Hillel Neuer on Twitter; Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company boycotts Israel; China accuses West of human rights violations in Afghanistan; and many more below.

Click here to see more of UN Watch’s viral tweets on the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban.

Liking, retweeting, following: UN Watch tweets were liked and shared by thousands around the world, including by opinion leaders and celebrities such as:

  • UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion Ahmed Shaheed
  • Venezuelan diplomat & former UN Security Council President Diego Arria
  • Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission chairperson Shaharzad Akbar, Russian chess grandmaster & political activist Garry Kasparov, Iranian women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad
  • Former U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley
  • Canadian senator Leo Housakos, former Canadian immigration minister Chris Alexander
  • Chair of the British parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Tom Tugendhat, UK MP Rebecca Harris, members of UK House of Lords Zac Goldsmith & Helena Morrissey
  • Swedish MEPs Charlie Weimers & David Lega
  • Hudson Institute South & Central Asia Director and former Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani, Yad Vashem chairperson Dani Dayan
  • UK television presenter & activist Rachel Riley, UK author Simon Sebag-Montefiore, UK television personality Robert RinderThe Mandalorian actress Gina Carano


Many journalists also liked or shared UN Watch’s tweets, including:

  • CNN anchors Jake Tapper & Bianna Golodryga, commentator Bill Kristol, Daily Wire commentator Ben Shapiro, The Dispatch editor-in-chief Jonah Goldberg, Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby, The Atlantic senior editor David Frum
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