Top Tweets January 2022

UN Watch’s Top Tweets in January 2022

Trending UN Watch tweets from January: Mahmoud Abbas enters 18th year of a four-year term; 20 years since the murder of Daniel Pearl; Talibanvisits Norway to learn about women’s rights, as it beheads female mannequins; UN guest speaker Mohammed El-Kurd tweets his Israel hate — and more.

PA President Enters 18th Year of Four-Year Term

Twenty Years Since Murder of Daniel Pearl

Taliban Visits Norway to Learn About Human Rights, As It Beheads Female Mannequins

UN Guest Speaker Tweets His Israel Hate

Kazakhstan Cracks Down on Protesters

Libya Becomes UNHRC Vice-President

Amnesty International Loses Its Way

Venezuela Undergoes Rights Review

Twitter Allows Iranian Ayatollah a Platform

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

  • Former UN Security Council President Diego Arria
  • Former U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley
  • Former Bolivian president Tuto Quiroga
  • Iranian women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad, Russian opposition activist Lyubov Sobol, Saudi dissident Raif Badawi, Venezuelan opposition politicians María Corina Machado & Armando Armas, Uighur human rights activists Rayhan Asat & Nury Turkel, the Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • U.S. Senator John Cornyn, representatives Claudia TenneyPat Fallon Don Bacon
  • Canadian senator Leo Housakos, former immigration minister Chris Alexander, MP Anthony Housefather
  • UK MP Sir Robert Syms, members of UK House of Lords Helena Morrissey
  • French ambassador to UNESCO Véronique Roger-Lacan, Dutch MEP Peter van Dalen, Swedish MEP David Lega, Dutch MP Gert-Jan Segers, former Swiss ambassador to the U.S. Martin Dahinden
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies president Clifford May, CEO Mark Dubowitz & senior vice president Jonathan Schanzer, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies executive director Kyle Matthews, Lawyers Without Borders president William Goldnadel, Hudson Institute South & Central Asia Director and former Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani
  • U.S. actress Mia Farrow, U.S. actor Adam Baldwin, Miss Iraq Sarah Idan, former professional baseball player & journalist Adam Housely, U.S. singer David Draiman, former NBA basketball player Omri Casspi


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

  • CNN anchor Jake Tapper, Wall St Journal columnist Walter Russell Mead, The Dispatch editor-in-chief Jonah GoldbergThe Atlantic writer Yair Rosenberg, National Review senior editor Jay NordlingerBoston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby
  • BBC journalist Justin WebbSunday Times chief political correspondent Christina Lamb, Sky News Australia hosts Rita Panahi Sharri Markson
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