UN Watch’s Top Tweets in July 2021

Trending UN Watch tweets from July: Iranian plot to kidnap dissident Masih Alinejad in New York foiled by FBI; Israeli and Saudi judokas embrace after competing at Tokyo Olympics; Gazans call out Hamas for storing explosives among civilians; Cuban protesters are crushed by the regime’s plainclothes goons; and many more below.

Cuban Protesters Take to the Streets

Human Rights Watch Chief Excuses Antisemitism

Iranian Plot to Kidnap Human Rights Activist in New York Foiled

Humanity Defeats Hate at Tokyo Olympics

UN Human Rights Council Condemnations Disproportionately Target Israel

Palestinians Reject Israeli Vaccines

Reporters Without Borders Ranks Worst Enemies of Press Freedom

Nigeria Arrests Indigenous Leader

China Sends Eid Greetings

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, former Costa Rica president Laura Chinchilla
  • Iranian women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad, Cuban human rights activist Rosa María Payá, activist and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan, Saudi dissidents Raif Badawi Ensaf Haidar, Venezuelan journalist and activist Luis Carlos Diaz, Uighur American activist Rushan Abbas, Tanzanian activist Fatma Karume
  • U.S. congressman Paul Gosar
  • Canadian ambassador to the UN Bob Rae, Canadian senators Leo HousakosLinda Frum & Luc Berthold, former Canadian immigration minister Chris Alexander, Canadian MPs Marc Dalton Kenny Chiu
  • Israeli ambassador to the U.S. & UN Gilad Erdan, Israeli ambassador to Belgium Emmanuel Nahshon, Israeli ambassador to the Netherlands Naor Gilon, Israeli ambassador to Denmark Benny Dagan, Israeli ambassador to Argentina Galit Ronen, Israeli ambassador to Slovenia Eyal Sela, Israeli ambassador to Croatia Ilan Mor, Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan George Deek
  • UK MP Rebecca Harris, member of UK House of Lords Matt Ridley, Dutch politician Gert-Jan Segers, Irish MP John Paul Phelan, Swedish MEPs Charlie Weimers David Lega
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies president Clifford May & CEO Mark Dubowitz, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies executive director Kyle Matthews, Human Rights Foundation chief strategy officer Alex Gladstein, Lawyers Without Borders president William Goldnadel, American Enterprise Initiative resident scholar Christina Sommers, Hudson Institute South & Central Asia Director and former Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani, Religious Freedom Institute senior fellow Farahnaz Ispahani, U.S. political scientist Rachel Bitecofer, AJC Transatlantic Institute director Daniel Schwammenthal, JINSA senior policy analyst Erielle Davidson, Executive Council of Australian Jewry co-CEO Alex RyvchinEuropean Jewish Congress
  • U.S. actor Joshua Malina, U.S. film director James Gunn, UK television presenter & activist Rachel Riley, U.S. author and professor Eddie S. Glaude Jr, Irish actor Rory Cowan, Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero, former professional baseball player & journalist Adam Housely, former NBA basketball player Andrew Bogut, New Zealand actress Emma Lahana


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

  • CNN anchor Jake Tapper, Daily Wire commentator Ben Shapiro, Washington Post columnist & CNN contributor Frida Ghitis, Wall St. Journal special writer Gregory ZuckermanNew York Times Canada correspondent Dan Bilefsky, The Atlantic senior editor David Frum, CBS News correspondent Pamela Falk, Bloomberg columnist Eli Lake, journalist Katie Roof & Asia news desk editor Jihye Lee, Townhall political editor Guy Benson, The Hill journalist Joe Concha, Daily Wire reporter Ryan Saavedra, Voice of America journalist Michael Lipin
  • Toronto Sun columnist Lorrie Goldstein, National Post  journalist Terry GlavinToronto Sun columnist Brian Lilley
  • Spectator columnist Stephen Daisley, Sky News political correspondent Tamara Cohen
  • ARD German TV correspondent Richard C. Schneider, Welt am Sonntag editor-in-chief Johannes Boie & managing editor Antje Schippmann, former Deutsche Welle editor-in-chief Alexander KudascheffBILD journalist Björn Stritzel
  • Sky News Australia hosts Rita Panahi Sharri Markson
  • Sky News Arabia presenter Nadim Koteich, Nigerian journalist and author Ohimai Amaize
  • Jerusalem Post deputy managing editor Tovah Lazaroff & diplomatic correspondent Lahav Harkov, Times of Israel journalist Haviv Rettig Gur, Ha’aretz journalist Sam Sokol, Israeli Kann diplomatic correspondent Amichai Stein, Jewish Chronicle editor Stephen Pollard
  • Music journalist Eve Barlow
  • Iranian journalist Nazenin Ansari
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