The U.N.’s Death Squad Watchdog Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by Bill Leave a comment The U.N.’s Death Squad Watchdog | Smart Journalism. Real Solutions. | Miller-McCune Online Magazine With few resources but the force of his title — U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions — Philip Alston holds governments accountable for the politically motivated killings they commit, or ignore. Powered by ScribeFire. Share this:FacebookTwitterRedditEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: Bill Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.