Tag Archive for UN Watch

UNRWA staffers accused of widespread anti-Semitic posts with impunity

Amid scandalous accusations of top UNRWA officials with “sexual misconduct and abuses of authority for personal gain,” now, according to a UN Watch report, staff members & teachers have shared antisemitic posts on social media for years without fear of repercussion.

By ROSSELLA TERCATIN

 

UNRWA staff members, including teachers regularly share antisemitic and pro-terrorism content on social media and face no consequences, according to NGO UN Watch.

Incitement to violence poster, PFLP call to Intifada – Hafez Omar

In a report published on Wednesday, the Geneva-based organization exposed posts from 10 United Nations employees that included praises of terrorism against Israelis, and a picture of Adolf Hitler describing him as a humanitarian. Continue Reading »

UN Questions Palestinians About Its State Sponsored Antisemitism

The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination held in Geneva today, called on the PA to explain its systematic use of hate speech & antisemitism in official statements and in its anti-Israel prejudice and incitement to hatred in its textbooks.

By TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

The Palestinian Authority was called to task for hate speech and antisemitism in its official statements and in its textbooks during the government’s first ever review by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination held in Geneva on Tuesday.

“Several NGO reports pointed out antisemitic and anti-Israel prejudice and incitement to hatred, especially in the [Palestinian] media and speeches of state officials. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Palestinian shocks United Nations in speech that exposes PLO lies and violence

In an epic moment that flabbergasted the Palestinian UN delegation leaving them shocked, while stunning the entire General Assembly, watch ex-Hamas member Mosab Hassan Yousef, speaking on behalf of the NGO UN Watch, expose Abbas’ Palestinian Authority as a corrupt, brutal dictatorship.

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United Nations Dismisses Wife-Beating by Palestinians as Natural Reaction to ‘Israeli Occupation’

 

WATCH: Even with no evidence, no member at UN Human Rights Council debate earlier this month, except the director of UN Watch, Hillel Neuer, saw any reason to challenge yet another outrageous report, this time blaming Israel for when Palestinian men beat their wives.

By Israel Today Staff

 

First, they called terrorism a “natural reaction” to the presence of Jews in the Holy Land. Now, Palestinian men are being excused by none other than the United Nations for taking out their frustrations with Israel on their own spouses.

At a UN Human Rights Council debate earlier this month, the director of UN Watch, Hillel Neuer, challenged a new report blaming Israel for when Palestinian husbands beat their wives. Continue Reading »

US Envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley: Latest UNHRC report also ‘reeks of anti-Israel bias’

 

In the statement issued to the UNHRC, Haley wrote, “This report is just the latest example of the Human Rights Council singling out Israel rather than focusing on the world’s actual human rights abusers. Not only does it undermine the credibility of the Human Rights Council on human rights issues, but it once again highlights the unfair bias of the UN when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.”
• MUST VIEW: latest UN Watch video exposing the UN’s anti-Israel bias.

By Elad Benari

 

Nikki Haley, the United States Ambassador to the UN, on Tuesday expressed concern about an anti-Israel report released by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, which offered to “advise and support” efforts to create a “blacklist” database of companies operating in Judea, Samaria, the Golan Heights, and eastern Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

BUSTED: UN agency exploits Syrian girl photo in Palestinian campaign for Gaza

 

The UN agency that represents only Palestinian refugees, launches (fake) “Gaza Girl Campaign” on Facebook & Twitter with UNRWA photo of bombed-out Damascus, to raise (swindle?) money for ‘oppressed Gaza civilians’ (Hamas leaders?).

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

UN Watch today demanded that UNRWA Chief Pierre Krahenbuhl apologize for using images of a girl from a bombed-out Syrian buildingas part of a global campaign to raise money for the organization by pretending the girl is a Gaza victim of Israeli actions.

UNRWA uses photo from Syria as Pallywood deception of ‘poor Gaza girl’. – Facebook Screenshot BEFORE being deleted after having been exposed as ‘Fake News’

UNRWA is now running the above photo on Facebook and in paid Twitter ads. Continue Reading »

Britain, France, Germany and other EU states joined the UN jackals to demonize Israel

Had the EU wanted, they could have set the record straight, and taken a stand against such baseless demonization of the Jewish state. Disgracefully, however, Britain, France, Germany and the other EU states joined the UN jackals by voting against Israel, as the world’s only violator of health rights.

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The UK, France, Germany and other EU states voted today for a UN resolution, co-sponsored by the Arab group of states and the Palestinian delegation, that singled out Israel at the annual assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) as the only violator of “mental, physical and environmental health,” and commissioned a WHO delegation to investigate and report on “the health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory” and in “the occupied Syrian Golan,” and to place it on the agenda again at next year’s meeting. Continue Reading »

NGO calls on UN Chief to fire staff members that post photos glorying the death of Jews

 

By TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

UNRWA staff members who post photographs or text glorying the death of Jews and or Israelis on social media should be fired, said the non-governmental group UN Watch on Monday as it released a report detailing such activity.

Glorying the death of Jews and/or Israelis – Facebook post from Mazen Abo Hady

The report showed a set of Facebook posts from Mazen Abo Hady who said he was a UNRWA teacher in Gaza, one could see an artistic graphic of a man clutching a knife and wearing a black and white Kafiya over his face breaking through an Israeli flag. Continue Reading »

George Clooney’s fiancee Amal Alamuddin, to participate on UNHRW’s Gaza probe panel

 

UN Watch executive director, Hillel Neuer, questions the choice of Amal Alamuddin, says UN ‘trying to inject some Hollywood publicity into the process.’

By Associated Press

 

GENEVA – The United Nation’s three-member commission on possible violations of the rules of war in Gaza will include the increasingly high-profile British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin, who is engaged to George Clooney, and a Canadian legal expert whose appointment is already drawing fire.

George Clooney,  with his British girlfriend Amal Alamuddin - Photo: Netloid

George Clooney, with his British girlfriend Amal Alamuddin – Photo: Netloid

The president of the 47-nation UN Human Rights Council announced the appointments Monday. Alamuddin is a London-based international law specialist and former legal adviser to the prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Continue Reading »

Against Israel’s wishes, parents of missing teens’ to address UN Human Rights Council

 

Mother of Naftali Frenkel, Rachel Frenkel, will address the UN HRC tomorrow, pleading with the int’l NGO to do all it can to find the 3 kidnapped boys & bring them home safely.

By Itamar Eichner

 

Rachel Frenkel, mother of abducted teen Naftali Frenkel, has flown to Geneva to appear before the UN Human Rights Council, Ynet learned. Tomorrow, she will be joined by the families of the two other teens, Gil-Ad Shaer and Eyal Yifrach, kidnapped by Hamas.

Rachel Frenkel, mother of Naftali Frenkel, one of the three kidnapped Israeli teens - Screenshot

Rachel Frenkel, mother of Naftali Frenkel, one of the three kidnapped Israeli teens – Screenshot

The initiative to send the families to the UN belongs to Israel’s Young Ambassadors, who are visiting Switzerland. Continue Reading »

UN Watch: UN appointment is ‘crass nepotism, in flagrant breach of council rules’

 

The NGO, UN Watch, terms controversial UN appointment of the wife of outgoing & overtly antisemitic UN monitor Richard Falk, ‘crass nepotism’ that will “harm the cause of human rights… and undermine the interests of the United States.”

By i24news

 

An NGO has issued a call for the US ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power to block the appointment of Turkey’s Hilal Elvar as the new Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. Elvar is the wife of outgoing UN monitor for the West Bank and Gaza, Richard Falk. The vote on her appointment is scheduled for Thursday.

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Israel’s Prime Minister Attacks UN Human Rights Council for its Moral Corruption

Prime Minister Netanyahu brands UNHRC a ‘procession of hypocrisy’.

Human Rights Council also came under fire by NGO UN Watch for whitewashing Saudi human rights abuses.

By Ari Soffer

 

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has come under fire from various quarters for ignoring and even whitewashing human rights abuses in authoritarian states while focusing almost all of its efforts on criticizing Israel.

Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, PMO

On Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu attacked what he described as a “procession of hypocrisy” after the UNHRC passed a string of resolutions condemning the Jewish state despite a wave of rights abuses elsewhere in the region. Continue Reading »

UN job application reflects inherent anti-Israel bias, watchdog NGO reports

 

UN Watch executive director said in a press statement that the OHCHR had posed a bias pro-Palestinian question to applicants seeking an entry-level position.

By MAYA SHWAYDER JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT

 

 

NEW YORK – Looking for a job at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva? You might have to prove you support the Palestinians first, according to watchdog organization UN Watch.

 

OVERVIEW OF the Human Rights Council at the UNHRC – UN Photo/Pierre Albouy

On Tuesday, UN Watch unveiled a written exam question it obtained from the OHCHR that the watchdog group says was administered to job applicants two years ago. Continue Reading »

Falk bashed by the EU, US, & UN Watch, called to resign at UNHRC

 

At this UNHRC session, the EU denounced Falk’s report on Israel as inaccurate and biased.

The US called for Falk’s removal.

UN Watch reported that the British Foreign Office has accused Falk of racism.

 

 

 

The European Union took a strong stand against United Nations Human Rights Council special rapporteur Richard Falk, denouncing as inaccurate and biased a report against Israel which he delivered to the body in Geneva on Monday.

UN Scoundrel Richard Falk

UN Scoundrel Richard Falk

“The EU continues to regret the unbalanced mandate of the Special Rapporteur and is also concerned that parts of the report include political considerations.

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UN Watch is under attack by BDS advocate from the UNHRC

 

After UN Watch successfully exposed abuses from the United Nations special rapporteur at the Human Rights Counsel, Falk is now trying to get the U.N. to remove its observer credentials.

By Hillel C. Neuer

 

 

We’re under attack.

 

Moments ago, the Jewish Telegraph Agency reported that:

 

Richard Falk, the United Nations special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights, called on the U.N. Human Rights Council to shut down the watchdog organization UN Watch.”

Headlines are now appearing in newspapers worldwide.

Falk is the U.N.’s permanent investigator against Israel. He endorses 9/11 conspiracy theories, supports Hamas, and exonerates Al Qaeda. Continue Reading »