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UN Watch Jul 18
Security forces tied to Sudan's military rulers shoot at protesters, killing one man and injuring others. Why is Sudan sitting on the UN committee overseeing human rights NGOs?
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UN Watch Jul 18
Burundi names ruling party's militia leader to head a state-run media service. With severe restrictions on the media already in place, this will further limit press freedom in the country. Why is Burundi on the UN committee overseeing human rights NGOs?
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UN Watch Jul 18
Turkey—where the incarceration rate is the third highest in Europe, only below Russia & Belarus—expands prison capacity by 80,000. Why is Turkey, which widely jails dissidents on trumped-up charges, on the UN committee overseeing human rights NGOs?
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UN Watch Jul 18
Chinese prison guards beat Tibetan nuns for crying during political re-education sessions, claiming that the tears displayed signs of disloyalty to China. Why is China sitting on the UN Human Rights Council?
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UN Watch Jul 18
Officials in Iran call for harsh punishment of women who defy the country's compulsory headscarf law, as more women have recently pushed back against the dress code. We urge UN rights chief to speak out for Iranian women.
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UN Watch Jul 18
Cuba arrests opposition member Mayelin Peña Bullaín, raids her home. Peña Bullaín is a member of the "Ladies in White" opposition movement for wives and relatives of jailed dissidents. Why is Cuba sitting on the UNHRC?
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UN Watch Jul 18
Kazakhstan detaining activists who demonstrated against June presidential elections, deemed unfree & unfair by international standards. Two activists launched a hunger strike to protest their unjust detention.
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UN Watch Jul 18
Police in Russia use violence to disperse environmental protesters, injuring and detaining some of the demonstrators. Will UN chief speak out?
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UN Watch Jul 18
Algeria arrests 34 protesters for carrying flag of Berber ethnic group, which is indigenous to North Africa. The symbol has been unlawfully banned by the country's current military ruler. Why is the UNHRC silent on Algeria?
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UN Watch Jul 18
A new law in Burkina Faso would criminalize reporting on the country's military operations. If approved by the president, this will be a major blow to press freedom in the country. Why is Burkina Faso sitting on the UN Human Rights Council?
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Hillel Neuer Jul 16
Perhaps the UN should be less concerned about where in Manhattan the Iranian foreign minister cannot travel, and more concerned for women, minorities, human rights activists, dual citizens and others who are subjugated, persecuted and jailed by his regime.
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Hillel Neuer Jul 16
Algeria Angola Bahrain Belarus Bolivia Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Comoros Congo Cuba DR Congo Egypt Eritrea Gabon Kuwait Laos Myanmar Nigeria NKorea Oman Pakistan Philippines Qatar Russia Saudi A. Somalia Sudan Syria Tajikistan Togo Turkmenistan UAE Venezuela Zimbabwe
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UN Watch Jul 14
Most inspiring 2-minute video ever for Middle East peace:
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UN Watch Jul 13
At the UN Human Rights Council, 37 countries just presented a letter praising China's human rights record, after 22 mostly Western nations slammed Beijing's detention of 1 million Muslims in the Xinjiang province. Who are the 37 backers of China and what did they say? :
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UN Watch Jul 12
Hillel Neuer of UN Watch: “Sadly, the UN Human Rights Council has refused to establish a commission of inquiry to hold Venezuela dictator Nicolas Maduro to account for gross violations that may amount to war crimes.”
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UN Watch Jul 12
Outrage: China boasts that 37 countries wrote to president and chief backing its denials over detaining 1 million Muslims in Xinjiang camps. Full video:
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Hillel Neuer Jul 12
I asked the UNHRC: "We just heard from Pakistan—on behalf of 57 Islamic States—about Islamophobia. Yet if they truly care about Muslims, why have they failed to bring a single resolution for 1 million Muslims being detained in camps and persecuted for their religion by China?"
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UN Watch Jul 12
.: Sarah Idan, former Miss Iraq, began receiving death threats after befriending Miss Israel. This inspired her to go from pageant contestant to political activist. Sarah Idan received our award as 2019 UN Watch Ambassador for Peace. Full story:
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Hillel Neuer Jul 12
Replying to @HillelNeuer
As I once said: "Iraq, you had over 135,000 Jews. Where are your Jews? Why is there a U.N. commission on the Middle East that does not include Israel? From the 1960s and the ‘70s they refuse to include Israel. Where is the apartheid, Mr. President?"
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Hillel Neuer Jul 12
And their racism is so ingrained that they actually retweeted this on their own page...
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