Top Tweets May 2022
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UN Watch’s Top Tweets in May 2022

Trending UN Watch tweets from May: Russian diplomat to the UN in Geneva resigns in protest; North Korea takes over as chair of Disarmament Conference; Amnesty and Human Rights Watch silent as Israelis murdered by terrorists and Iranians slaughtered for protesting; China elected to WHO Executive Board; Ilhan Omar blames sanctions on Russia for global food shortages and accuses Israel of murder; UN human rights chief makes China propaganda visit; UNHRC rights expert receives money from China; and more.

North Korea Takes Over as Chair of Disarmament Conference

Amnesty and Human Rights Watch Silent as Israelis Murdered by Terrorists and Iranians Slaughtered for Protesting

China Elected to WHO Executive Board

Ilhan Omar Blames Sanctions on Russia for Global Food Shortages; Accuses Israel of Murder

UN Human Rights Chief Makes China Propaganda Visit

UNHRC Rights Expert Receives Money from China

Amnesty Claims No Excuse for Racism

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 NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller, former Vice-President of the European Commission Viviane Reding
  • Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza & activist Leonid Volkov, world chess champion Garry Kasparov, Cuban human rights activist Rosa María Payá, Iranian women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad, Saudi dissident Raif Badawi, Uyghur American activist Rushan Abbas, Zimbabwean pro-democracy activist Pastor Evan Mawarire, Venezuelan opposition politician Armando Armas, former Afghan mayor Zarifa Ghafari, Chinese cartoonist Badiucao
  • Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the UN
  • Former Canadian ambassador to the UN Louise Blais, former Canadian immigration minister Chris Alexander, MPs Melissa Lantsman Heather McPherson
  • UK MPs Tom Tugendhat, Alicia KearnsLayla Moran, Stewart McDonald & Alison Thewliss, Members of UK House of Lords Sarah Ludford, Simon McDonaldMalcolm Bruce & Gavin Barwell
  • Swedish MEP Charlie Weimers, Dutch MEP Peter van Dalen, Irish Minister for European Affairs Thomas Byrne, Irish MEP Sean Kelly, Swiss MP Kathy Riklin, German MEP Damian Boeselager
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies president Clifford May, CEO Mark Dubowitz & senior VP research Jonathan Schanzer, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies executive director Kyle Matthews, Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China coordinator Luke de PulfordSimon Wiesenthal Center
  • U.S. singer David Draiman, U.S. actress Morgan Fairchild, UK TV presenter Rachel Riley, Miss Iraq Sarah Idan, former NBA basketball player Andrew Bogut, NASA astronaut Terry Virts, UK adventurer and TV presenter Bear Grylls


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

  • CNN anchor Jake Tapper, senior global affairs analyst Bianna Golodryga, international diplomatic editor Nic Robertson, senior political analyst and anchor John Avlon, contributor Frida Ghitis & reporter Melissa Mahtani, CNBC anchor Carl Quintanilla, Washington Post opinion editor Christian Caryl, Wall St. Journal special writer Gregory Zuckerman, National Review senior editor Jay Nordlinger, contributing editor Andrew Stuttaford & foreign affairs reporter James Quinn, Bloomberg Opinion executive editor Tim O’Brien, Fox News chief political anchor Bret Baier & host Sara Carter, VOA News reporter Salem SolomonNew York Post journalist Jon Levine, Daily Caller editor-in-chief Geoffrey Ingersoll, New York Sun publisher Dovid Efune & news editor John Seeley, Washington Times national security correspondent Bill Gertz, former New York Times reporter Nellie Bowles
  • BBC News Russia editor Steve Rosenberg & Eastern Europe correspondent Sarah Rainsford, The Guardian Moscow correspondent Andrew Roth, UK presenter Anila Dhami, Daily Telegraph Asia correspondent Nicola Smith
  • Sky News Australia host Rita Panahi
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