UN Watch’s Top Tweets in April 2022

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Trending UN Watch tweets from April: Elon Musk 

buys Twitter; Saudi Arabia elected to the UN Women’s Rights Commission; Abuser states elected to UN NGO Commission; Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy gives voice to human rights defenders; Russia suspended from the UN Human Rights Council following UN Watch campaign, runs for ECOSOC positions.

Saudi Arabia Elected to the UN Women’s Rights Commission

Abuser States Elected to UN NGO Commission

Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy Gives Voice to Human Rights Defenders

Russia Runs for ECOSOC Positions

Russia Suspended from the UN Human Rights Council

Liking, retweeting, following: UN Watch tweets were liked and shared by thousands around the world, including by opinion leaders and celebrities such as:

  • Former UN Security Council President Diego Arria
  • Former Bulgarian foreign minister & OSCE chair Solomon Passy
  • Russian opposition politician Leonid Volkov, Iranian women’s rights activist Masih Alinejad, Cuban human rights activist Rosa María Payá, Saudi dissident Raif Badawi, Pakistani human rights activist Gulalai Ismail, Ugandan opposition politician, singer and actor Bobi Wine, Zimbabwean activists Hopewell Chin’ono and Pastor Evan Mawarire, Turkish fashion designer & activist Barbaros Sansal, Chinese human rights activist Teng Biao & cyber-dissident Wu Lebao, Inter-parliamentary Alliance on China coordinator Luke de Pulford, Uyghur American activist Rushan AbbasWorld Uyghur Congress
  • U.S. Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Senator Jim Risch, Congressmen Adam Kinzinger Warren Davidson
  • Former Canadian ambassador to the UN Louise Blais, senator Leo Housakos, former immigration minister Chris Alexander,
  • Member of UK House of Lords Sarah Ludford
  • Dutch MEP Peter van Dalen,
  • Foundation for Defense of Democracies president Clifford May, CEO Mark Dubowitz, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies executive director Kyle Matthews
  • Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass, author and entrepreneur Tim FargoRasmussen Reports
  • U.S. actor Joshua Malina, U.S. actress Jeri Ryan, Miss Iraq Sarah Idan, former professional baseball player & journalist Adam Housely, U.S. singer David Draiman, UK historian and writer William Dalrymple

 

Many journalists also liked or shared UN Watch’s tweets, including:

  • CNN senior  political analyst and anchor John Avlon & reporter Melissa MahtaniThe Atlantic editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg, Daily Wire commentator Ben ShapiroCommentary executive editor Abe GreenwaldNewsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer, New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz, former New York Times reporter Nellie Bowles, Fox News host Will Cain and senior political analyst Brit Hume, journalist Melissa Chan, New York Sun publisher Dovid Efune
  • Sky News Australia host Rita Panahi

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