UN Watch

Type: Organization
Name: UN Watch
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

UN Session on Gaza: Dictatorships Try to Silence UN Watch

UN Watch's Neuer interrupted by Iran, Syria, Egypt, "Palestine," Cuba and Venezuela. The U.S. and Canada defend him. ... [Published Arutz Sheva News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

On Gaza in UN Security Council, The Collective Punishment WILL Be Televised -- on UNTV

By Matthew Russell LeeUNITED NATIONS, July 22 -- The Middle East debate in the UN Security Council on July 22 ran until 6:30 pm, ending with Israel's representative snarking that Saudi Arabia and Iran are engaged in a proxy war in Syria but are very close ... [Published Inner City Press - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

NGO urges UN to condemn anti-Semitic incidents

NGO urges UN to condemn ‘global epidemic’ of anti-Semitic incidentsJuly 21, 2014GENEVA: Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch today called on UN leaders to condemn what it called a “global epidemic” of anti-Semitic attacks, spiraling from Paris to ... [Published Scoop - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

United Nations soft on Hamas?

12:55Is the United Nations soft on Hamas - or worse? Hillel Neuer of UN Watch breaks it down.TweeterGet LinkMore Straight talk and hard news Videos ... [Published Sun News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Is Angela Merkel angling for the top spot at the UN?

According to a report, Angela Merkel may be considering stepping down from the German chancellorship to pursue the European Council presidency or to helm the United Nations.Both positions will be open in 2017 and Merkel has reportedly signaled that she ... [Published MSN News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

UN recognise gay marriage for staffers

However, key UN Bodies continue to undermine gay rights.UN Recognizes Gay Marriage for Staffers, yet key UN Bodies undermine gay rightsUN Watch, the Geneva-based rights group, welcomed UN chief Ban Ki-moon’s recognition of staffers’ same-sex marriages, ... [Published Gscene - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

UN human rights monitors still include countries which kill gays

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that the UN would recognise same-sex marriages of their own staff. However, Geneva-based human rights organisation UN Watch has continued to criticise them saying that the world body would only send a clear message ... [Published So So Gay - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

UN Watch: Authoritarian Regimes Benefit from "Rights Proliferation"

This month at the UN saw the discussion of three seemingly “human rights” declarations – one on the Right to Peace , one on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas , and one on the Right of Peoples and Individuals to International ... [Published NGO Watch - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Rights Group Welcomes 'Landmark' UN Vote Creating Inquiry

GENEVA– Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch welcomed the Human Rights Council's "landmark" creation of a commission of inquiry into human rights abuses in Eritrea, in a resolution that was adopted by consensus today at the 47-nation ... ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rachel Frankel (in light green), mother of 16-year-old kidnap victim Naftali Frankel. Photo: UN Watch / Screenshot.

Rachel Frankel (in light green), mother of 16-year-old kidnap victim Naftali Frankel, accompanied by Iris Yifrach (behding her, to the right) and Bat-Galim Shaar (behind her, to the left), mothers of the two other teenaged kidnap victims, Eyal Yifrach ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Kidnapped teen's mother testifies at UNHRC

Tags: NewsEyal YifrachGilad ShaarNaftali FrenkelRachel FrenkelUN WatchUnited Nations Human Rights CouncilRachel Frenkel testifies before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. UN WATCH PHOTOThe mother of kidnapped Israeli teen Naftali Frenkel ... [Published Canadian Jewish News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rachel Fraenkel tells UNHRC that kidnapping of her son is 'every mother's nightmare'

Every child has the right to return home safely from school, Rachel Fraenkel told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday morning in Geneva as she urged the international community to help rescue her son and two other teenagers who were kidnapped ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jun 24 2014]

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...and prudent leader — and, sadly, that is exactly why it’s never going to happen," Hillel C Neuer, executive director of UN Watch, told The Wire. "The P5 are zealous to protect their powers, and to choose a [Secretary General] who can be trusted never to take them on in any meaningful way, nor to embark on strong initiatives of any kind." The head of the UN monitoring group also pointed out that the next candidate is expected to come from eastern Europe, as the position is filled on a...
...found that "Israel has dedicated significant resources to investigate over 400 allegations of operational misconduct in the Gaza Strip," while "the de facto authorities (i e., Hamas) have not conducted any investigations into the launching of rocket and mortar attacks against Israel."
If adopted, the resolution would "strongly condemn" the Eritrean authorities for perpetrating "widespread and systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms."
Speaking at the UN in Geneva last week Rachel Frankel underlined this point. "My son Naftali is 16," she said movingly. "He loves to play guitar and basketball. He's a good student and a good boy – a combination of serious and fun. Eyal loves to play sports and cook. Gilad is an amateur pastry chef, and loves movies."

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occupied Palestinian territory: Human Rights Co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
UN Session on Gaza: Dictatorships Try to Silenc... [Published Arutz Sheva News - 7 hours ago]
On Gaza in UN Security Council, The Collective ... [Published Inner City Press - Jul 23 2014]
NGO urges UN to condemn anti-Semitic incidents [Published Scoop - Jul 22 2014]
United Nations soft on Hamas? [Published Sun News - Jul 21 2014]
Is Angela Merkel angling for the top spot at th... [Published MSN News - Jul 17 2014]
UN recognise gay marriage for staffers [Published Gscene - Jul 14 2014]
Is the United Nations anti-Semitic? [Published Five Towns Jewish Times - Jul 14 2014]
UN human rights monitors still include countrie... [Published So So Gay - Jul 10 2014]
UN Watch: Authoritarian Regimes Benefit from "R... [Published NGO Watch - Jul 09 2014]
Comparing Operation ‘Cast Lead’ with Vanni huma... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 09 2014]
Is the United Nations anti-Semitic? [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 07 2014]
Frankel Family on Murdered Arab Youth: We all B... [Published Algemeiner.com - Jul 02 2014]
Rights Group Welcomes 'Landmark' UN Vote Creati... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jul 01 2014]
A Message to Israelis and the Kidnapping Victim... [Published Algemeiner.com - Jun 30 2014]
Rights Group Urges Countries to Vote Today for ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 30 2014]
'The Interview' is just latest parody of Kim Ju... [Published USA Today - Jun 26 2014]
Hunt for missing Israeli boys stirs up familiar... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 26 2014]
For Israel at the UN, a Jordanian ‘ray of light’? [Published The Times Of Israel - Jun 26 2014]
Rights Group Urges Countries to Vote Today for ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 26 2014]
Mother of kidnapped teen addresses UNHRC [Published Jewish Ledger - Jun 25 2014]
No information on Israeli teens, says Meshaal [Published Oman Tribune - Jun 25 2014]
Mother of kidnapped Naftali Frenkel tells U.N.:... [Published JTA - Jun 24 2014]
Rachel Frankel (in light green), mother of 16-y... [Published Algemeiner.com - Jun 24 2014]
Kidnapped teen's mother testifies at UNHRC [Published Canadian Jewish News - Jun 24 2014]
Rachel Fraenkel tells UNHRC that kidnapping of ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jun 24 2014]
Kidnapped Teen's Mother Tells U.N. Council of '... [Published Forward - Jun 24 2014]
Rachel Fraenkel, mother of kidnapped teen Nafta... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jun 23 2014]
Mother of abducted teen Naftali Frenkel to addr... [Published JTA - Jun 23 2014]
Mother of kidnapped Israeli teen to address the UN [Published Haaretz - Jun 23 2014]
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occupied Palestinian territory: Human Rights Co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: occupied Palestinian territory AFTERNOON 23 July 2014 The Human Rights Council this afternoon concluded its Special Session on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, ...
Rights Group Welcomes 'Landmark' UN Vote Creati... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jul 01 2014]
GENEVA– Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch welcomed the Human Rights Council's "landmark" creation of a commission of inquiry into human rights abuses in Eritrea, in a resolution that was adopted by consensus today at the 47-nation ... ...
Rights Group Urges Countries to Vote Today for ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 26 2014]
GENEVA, Switzerland, June 26, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch called on all 47 member states of the Human Rights Council to vote in favor of...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full ...
ACT! FOR CANADA NEWSLETTER - JUNE 20, 2014 [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 21 2014]
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Cuban, Venezuelan Dissidents Harassed at UN Panel [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 19 2014]
Cuban and Venezuelan dissidents were reportedly harassed this week by officials from their authoritarian governments while participating in a panel at the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council, according to a watchdog group. The dissidents testified ...
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