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Resources updated between Monday, January 21, 2013 and Sunday, January 27, 2013

January 25, 2013

UN body in charge of NGO-accreditation fails to dismiss application from major bin Laden, Hamas financier, Islamic African Relief Agency; Obama admin can't muster enough support to reject it

Concluding First Week of Session, Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations Approves 9 Applications, Postpones 31, Defers Reclassification Request (Press Release) Development

Top UN human rights official can't say antisemitism; Holocaust remembrance occasion about general "assassination"

Statement by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust Development

Even on UN Holocaust commemoration day, UN can't manage to focus on Jews; UN Secretary-General stresses list of Auschwitz victims: "Jews, Roma, Sinti, Soviet prisoners and others"

Secretary-General's video message on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust Development

January 24, 2013

US UN Geneva ambassador agrees on bias against Israel, but says response to lack of fair hearing is the doormat approach; lectures Israel to worry about "universality," not Israelis

''Israel to boycott UNHRC despite US protestations'' Article

January 23, 2013

More top UN positions for Al-Bashir's Sudan: country whose president is indicted for genocide elected vice-chair of UN NGO accreditation body

Sudan elected vice-chair of UN Committee in charge of ensuring UN accredited-NGO's adhere to UN Charter UN Authority Figures

January 22, 2013

The Kremlin and the Russian Orthodox Church are fighting to outlaw 'propaganda of sodomy, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism.' The law would also ban gay rights rallies. On January 22 the Russian State Duma has indefinitely delayed the initial vote on the anti-gay bill for the second time.

Russia pushes ban on 'homosexual propaganda,' including public kissing by same-sex couples Human Rights Voices

January 21, 2013

UN NGO accreditation body includes countries notorious for NGO harassment, intimidation: China, Cuba, Sudan, Venezuela

UN NGO Committee opens 2013 session Development

Pakistan, where women NGO workers are gunned down for promoting women rights, elected chair of UN body in charge of UN NGO accreditation

UN Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations elects new chair UN Authority Figures