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NGO Calls on UN to Reject al-Sisi’s Orwellian ‘Human Rights Commission’

GENEVA, Nov. 26, 2018 — UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer issued the following comment on Egypt’s establishment of a “High Permanent Commission For Human Rights”: “This is an Orwellian agency, pretending to be a commission for human rights, when in fact its purpose is to shield Cairo’s repressive regime from legitimate scrutiny of both domestic and international human rights activists, and to hide its gross and systematic rights abuses.” “The commissioners are not independent monitors but the very opposite: military, intelligence and other regime…

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