UN Watch’s Top Tweets in December 2020

Trending UN Watch tweets from December: China’s Xi Jinping prepares to join the UN Human Rights Council, praises own human rights record; the World Health Organization’s Chinese propagandist locks his Twitter account; dictatorships vote against UN resolution condemning Iran’s human rights abuses, even as Tehran executes kidnapped journalist; Israeli peace with Arab states negates John Kerry’s four no’s; Swedish government’s hypocritical “feminist foreign policy” exposed.

Human Rights Abusers Prepare to Join UN Human Rights Council

China’s Xi Jinping to Join UNHRC

WHO’s Chinese Propagandist Locks His Twitter Account

U.N. Member States Vote Against Condemning Iranian Human Rights Abuses

Iran Executes Kidnapped Journalist

Israeli Peace With Arab States Negates John Kerry’s Four No’s

China Praises its Human Rights Efforts

Chinese Doctor Who Tried to Warn About Coronavirus Should Be Recognized

Swedish Government’s Hypocritical “Feminist Foreign Policy” Exposed

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

  • Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei, human rights activist and chess master Garry Kasparov, Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza, Cuban human rights activist Rosa Maria Paya, Kurdish singer and activist Dashni Morad, Ukrainian feminist activist Inna Shevchenko, Iranian human rights activists Masih Alinejad & Ahmad Batebi, Chinese cyber-dissident Wu Lebao
  • Former Pakistan ambassador to the U.S. Husain Haqqani
  • Actress Mia Farrow,  actor Joshua Malina, UK television presenter and activist Rachel Riley, film director Judd Apatow, New Zealand actress Emma Lahana, comedian & actor Elon Gold, actor Zak Resnick, Mumford and Sons musician Winston Marshall
  • Canadian MP Peter Kent, Canadian Senators Linda Frum and Leo Housakos, former Canadian Minister of Immigration Chris Alexander
  • Member of the UK House of Lords Baroness Helena Morrissey, UK MP Alicia Kearns, former Australian MP Michael Danby
  • Former England international soccer player Matthew Le Tissier, former U.S. national soccer player Cobi Jones, UK presenter & former tennis player Annabel Croft, Canadian football player Jeff Hecht, former international rugby union referee Jonathan Kaplan
  • Israeli ambassador to the U.N. Gilad Erdan, Israeli Member of Knesset Michal Cotler-Wunsh
  • Philanthropist Adam Milstein, Foundation for Defense of Democracies President Clifford May and CEO Mark Dubowitz
  • Committee to Protect Journalists, Human Rights Foundation CEO Thor Halvorssen, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies Executive Director Kyle Matthews

 

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

  • CNN anchor Jake Tapper, former New York Times opinion editor Bari Weiss, Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg, commentator Ben Shapiro, The Dispatch editor-in-chief Jonah Goldberg, Wall Street Journal writer Gregory Zuckerman, Bloomberg columnist Eli Lake
  • National Post columnist Terry Glavin, Toronto Sun columnists Tarek Fatah and Lorrie Goldstein, Canadian broadcaster Alex Pierson, Toronto Star journalist Joanna Chiu, 
  • Author Douglas Murray, Sunday Times of London chief foreign correspondent Christina Lamb, UK journalist James Bloodworth
  • Spectator writer Stephen L. Miller, Sky News Australia host Rita Panahi
  • Jerusalem Post journalists Lahav Harkov and Herb Keinon, Israel Hayom diplomatic correspondent Ariel Kahana

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