New Report Gives UN Rights Chief Mixed Reviews on Confronting Rights Violators

A performance evaluation on Louise Arbour. It ain’t pretty. Excerpted from UN Watch: A new study on Louise Arbour’s performance as UN rights chief gives her mixed reviews on confronting violators, and urges her replacement, Navanethem Pillay, to adopt a stronger approach toward UN heavyweights…

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UN Watch to Rights Council: Durban II Draft ‘Breaches Red Lines’

Muslims continue to dictate public policy by throwing temper tantrums about the so-called “defamation of Islam” while ignoring its own 100 year long villification of Jews and Israel. Via UN Watch: A “non-paper” published by the planners of next year’s UN conference on racism already…

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9/11 Conspiracy Theorist Begins Post as UN Expert on “Palestine”

Today the UN Human Rights Council welcomed Richard Falk as the new expert to oversee its standing investigation into “Israel’s violations of the principles and bases of international law.” When UN Watch took the floor to ask Falk to explain his support for 9/11 conspiracy…

Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bahrain: “Not Qualified” for UN Rights Council Election

Monitoring the United Nations, via UN Watch: Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Gabon and Zambia fail to meet the minimum standards required for today’s election of 15 new members to the UN Human Rights Council, according to a report by UN Watch and Freedom House, two…

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First Time: UN Hears from Jewish Refugees of Arab Lands

UN Watch Testifies Before UN Human Rights Council on Forgotten Refugees The history of Palestinian refugees deserves international attention. So does the history of one million Jewish refugees from the Arab-Israel conflict. Yet the United Nations has devoted countless resolutions and debates to only one…

Amnesty International Urged to Withdraw Invitation to Qaddafi Supporter

UN Watch is a Geneva-based human rights organization founded in 1993 to monitor UN compliance with the principles of its Charter. Via UN Watch: Amnesty International should reconsider its speaking invitation to Jean Ziegler, a UN official who co-founded the Muammar Qaddafi Human Rights Prize…

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Cuba lashes out, threatens to silence UN Watch after speech exposing Hamas inversion

Cuba hates those Jews, along with the other Muslim member nations of the UN. From UN Watch: An emergency session today of the UN’s 47-nation Human Rights Council condemned Israel for “grave violations of the human and humanitarian rights of Palestinian civilians,” for “undermining” the…