UN Watch

Type: Organization
Name: UN Watch
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Europe, get serious about N. Korea

Editor's note: Joshua Stanton blogs at www.freekorea.us and worked for the House Foreign Affairs Committee in 2013 on North Korea, including contributing to the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act. Sung-Yoon Lee is Kim Koo-Korea Foundation professor ... [Published CNN - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body

Nearly 5 months since its military declared martial rule, Thailand fails to win a seat at the UN Human Rights CouncilUNITED NATIONS – Junta-ruled Thailand lost its controversial bid to join the top United Nations body in charge of promoting and protecting ... [Published Rappler - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

UN Security Council Adds More Tyrants

As the socialist rulers of Venezuela continue their brutal crackdown on the increasingly outraged and economically destitute population, United Nations member governments — including a majority of the European Union — overwhelmingly selected Venezuelan ... [Published New American - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

5 countries set to join world’s ‘top table’

UNITED NATIONS – Years of campaigning for a seat at the world’s “top table” come to a head this week when elections are held to the UN Security Council, which decides on such weighty matters as sanctions, war and peace.Five seats are up for grabs in the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

It is about time that this happened. Until the US and the EU make clear...

The European Union and several countries have decided to no longer participate in UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sessions that single out Israel as a violator of civil rights. The decision has many Islamic countries up in arms.Agenda Item 7 of the UNHRC ... [Published Israel National News - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

ICP Asks Turkish FM Of Somaliland & S. Sudan, Answers On Somalia & Sudan

By Matthew Russell LeeUNITED NATIONS -- Mediation shouldbe what the UN is all about, so when Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu along with his Finnish counterpart Erkki Tuomioja  tookquestions on the topic on September 26, Inner City Press asked ... [Published Somaliland Times - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Hillel Neuer, Director of UN Watch, Says UN Human Rights Council "Has the Power to Shame Abusers of Human Rights"

The UN Human Rights Council has been too welcoming to countries that abuse human rights, yet the inter-governmental body still "has the power to shame abusers of human rights," Hillel C. Neuerâ??, executive director of UN Watch, said in a talk at the ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

President Obama Addresses the UN: Watch Live

President Obama will address the United Nations General Assembly in New York at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday. You can watch the address live on Mashable: What to expect Obama's address will run the gamut of news topics right now. The president is ... [Published Mashable! - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

UN Council Praises ISIS-Supporter Qatar's Human Rights Record

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has adopted a report praising Qatar's human rights record – despite the Gulf state's support for ISIS and Hamas.The UNHRC adopted, on Thursday, the outcomes of the Universal Periodic Review of Qatar, praising its human ... [Published Israel National News - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Hillel Neuer: Palestinian ambassador called Hamas missiles a ‘crime against humanity.’ Why won’t the UN?

What follows is testimony delivered on Wednesday by UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer, at the UN Human Rights Council Emergency Session on Gaza, in Geneva. The Palestinian ambassador to the UNHRC, together with Iran, Syria, Egypt, Cuba and Venezuela ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 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 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported May 24 2014 - Updated May 24 2014 - 2 reports

UN Watch Honors Top Canadian Minister for ‘Moral Courage’

GENEVA, May 23, 2014 – Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch presented its annual Moral Courage Award on Thursday to Canadian cabinet minister Jason Kenney, one of the country’s most influential national figures, a decision that drew strong ... ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - May 24 2014]

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And last year, a reporter for The Telegraph identified "Canadian snowmobiles, Swedish snow-blowers and Italian and German snow ploughs" in photographs of Kim's new ski resort...
Other Arab countries reacted similarly. The United Arab Emirates, speaking for the Arab Group, expressed "extreme discontent about the European Union’s decision to boycott this agenda item."
...I couldn't get any democracies to join me when we did a campaign to fight against China's selection" to join the Council, Neuer said. "We need democracies to find their backbone, to risk at time trade ties with China because it's the right thing to do."
"This will be a forceful and optimistic message of American leadership — one that recognizes the challenges we face while making it clear that we can and will overcome them" a White House official said ahead of the remarks. Read more... More about Obama , Un , Us World , Politics , and Us

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Europe, get serious about N. Korea [Published CNN - Oct 28 2014]
Thailand loses bid to join UN rights body [Published Rappler - Oct 21 2014]
UN Security Council Adds More Tyrants [Published New American - Oct 21 2014]
5 countries set to join world’s ‘top table’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 13 2014]
It is about time that this happened. Until the ... [Published Israel National News - Oct 08 2014]
ICP Asks Turkish FM Of Somaliland & S. Sudan, A... [Published Somaliland Times - Oct 06 2014]
Hillel Neuer, Director of UN Watch, Says UN Hum... [Published Individual.com - Oct 03 2014]
President Obama Addresses the UN: Watch Live [Published Mashable! - Sep 24 2014]
Israeli priest to testify at UN on Muslim oppre... [Published The Times Of Israel - Sep 23 2014]
UN Council Praises ISIS-Supporter Qatar's Human... [Published Israel National News - Sep 23 2014]
Ukrainian Woman: ‘I Was Tortured By Russian-Bac... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 18 2014]
UN Urgent Session on Iraq, Demands "Concrete Ou... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 26 2014]
Iraqi Minorities Seek UN Emergency Session [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 20 2014]
Iraq: World must act to halt Iraq 'genocide': Y... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
George Clooney Fiancée Turns Down UN Post, Rema... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 14 2014]
Human Rights Activists Urge UN to Act Against I... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 14 2014]
UN Appoints 'Unbiased' Human Rights Panel to In... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 12 2014]
Goldstone sequel to be co-authored by Amal Alam... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 11 2014]
The United Nations "Human Rights" Council [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Aug 09 2014]
Pope Lifts Suspension of Leftist Priest Who Cal... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 05 2014]
The Hyper-Focus On Palestinian Casualties is Ab... [Published YID With LID - Aug 01 2014]
Hillel Neuer to Canadian TV: "What would you do... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 30 2014]
Hillel Neuer: Palestinian ambassador called Ham... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 24 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: Human Rights Co... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
UN Session on Gaza: Dictatorships Try to Silenc... [Published Arutz Sheva News - Jul 24 2014]
Rights Group Welcomes 'Landmark' UN Vote Creati... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jul 01 2014]
Rights Group Urges Countries to Vote Today for ... [Published SocioLingo Africa - Jun 26 2014]
ACT! FOR CANADA NEWSLETTER - JUNE 20, 2014 [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 21 2014]
Cuban, Venezuelan Dissidents Harassed at UN Panel [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jun 19 2014]
ACT! FOR CANADA NEWSLETTER - JUNE 15, 2014 [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jun 15 2014]
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President Obama Addresses the UN: Watch Live [Published Mashable! - Sep 24 2014]
President Obama will address the United Nations General Assembly in New York at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday. You can watch the address live on Mashable: What to expect Obama's address will run the gamut of news topics right now. The president is ...
Ukrainian Woman: ‘I Was Tortured By Russian-Bac... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 18 2014]
A Ukranian woman is speaking out against Russian-sponsored militants that publicly tortured her for speaking about the crisis in Ukraine and criticizing Russia’s recent election to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Irina Dovgan, of Donbas, Ukraine, ...
UN Urgent Session on Iraq, Demands "Concrete Ou... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 26 2014]
Maryam Wahida, an Iraqi Christian in Geneva, addresses anti-genocide rally alongside UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer last week in Geneva. ...
Iraqi Minorities Seek UN Emergency Session [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 20 2014]
Maryam Wahida, an Iraqi Christian in Geneva, addresses anti-genocide rally alongside UN Watch director Hillel Neuer ...
Iraq: World must act to halt Iraq 'genocide': Y... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 19 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Iraq 08/19/2014 17:04 GMT GENEVA, August 19, 2014 (AFP) - The world is not doing enough to halt a "genocide" of Iraq's Yazidi, the son of the religious minority's leader said Tuesday, blaming international inaction ...
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