UN Watch’s Top Tweets in March 2021

Trending UN Watch tweets from March: Venezuelan dissident Maria Corina Machado exposes the Maduro regime’s crimes at the UNHRC; China joins UNHRC, reviews the U.S. record on human rights; European states vote for an anti-Israel UNHRC resolution while Bahrain refuses; Israeli Arab refutes vaccine “racism” libel at UNHRC.

UN Human Rights Council Begins 2021 Session

Venezuelan Dissident Exposes Maduro’s Crimes at UNHRC

China Welcomed Into UNHRC, Reviews U.S. Human Rights Record and Declares Partnership With Arab States

European States Vote For Anti-Israel UNHRC Resolution; Bahrain refuses

Israeli Arab Refutes Vaccine “Racism” Libel at UNHRC

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

  • Venezuelan diplomat & former UN Security Council President Diego Arria
  • Russian opposition activists Alexei Navalny and Lyubov Sobol, Venezuelan opposition politician Maria Corina Machado, Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail, Iranian dissident Masih Alinejad, Chinese human rights activists Teng Biao and Chen Guangcheng, Hong Kong democracy activist Jeffrey Ngo, Uighur rights advocate Nury Turkel, Zimbabwean pro-democracy activist Pastor Evan Mawarire, Turkish fashion designer & activist Barbaros Sansal, Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu, Human Rights Foundation president Thor Halvorssen
  • Former U.S. governor & Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean
  • Canadian ambassador to the DRC Nicolas Simard, Canadian senator Paula Simons, Canadian MPs Kenny ChiuYa’ara SaksSonia SidhuMarc MillerAnthony HousefatherAdam van KoeverdenSven Spengemann, and Greg Fergus
  • Israeli ambassador to the US and UN Gilad Erdan, Israeli ambassador to Belgium Emmanuel Nahshon, Israeli ambassador to Denmark Benny Dagan, Israeli ambassador to Czech Republic Daniel Meron, Israeli ambassador to Kazakhstan & Kyrgyzstan Liat Wexelman, Israeli ambassador to the UN in Geneva Meirav Eilon Shahar, former Israeli ambassador to India Daniel Carmon, former Israeli MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies President Clifford May, Executive Director of Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies Kyle Matthews, AJC Transatlantic Institute Director Daniel Schwammenthal
  • Israeli-American computer scientist and philosopher Judea Pearl
  • Lead singer of The Cure Robert Smith, Irish actor Rory Cowan, former NBA basketball player Andrew Bogut

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

  • Washington Post columnist and CNN contributor Frida GhitisMiami Herald columnist Andrés OppenheimerWall Street Journal editor Mary O’GradyThe Atlantic senior editor David FrumNational Review senior editor Jay NordlingerNew York Post journalist Jon Levine
  • Toronto Sun columnists Lorrie GoldsteinTarek Fatah, and Brian LilleyNational Post journalists John Ivison and Terry GlavinToronto Star journalists Jeremy NuttallDavid Rider and columnist Edward KeenanGlobe & Mail columnist Andrew Coyne and journalists Robert Fife and Simon Houpt, CBC reporter Jennifer Quesnel, CTV News reporter Cindy SherwinSun News columnist Mark TowheyMontreal Gazette journalist Rene Bruemmer
  • Spectator journalist Stephen DaisleyDie Welt correspondent Clemens WerginBild journalist Daniel Cremer
  • South China Morning Post journalist Bernice Chan
  • Sky News Australia hosts Rita Panahi, Australian News Ltd. columnist Miranda Devine
  • Jerusalem Post journalists Lahav Harkov and Tovah LazaroffHaaretz columnist Gadi TaubJewish Chronicle editor Stephen Pollard


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