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The Rogue's Gallery at the UN Human Rights Council

In the unlikely event that we might have forgotten what the UN is really about (hint: it is not all sweetness and light, or democracy and peace), here is UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer to remind us, as he reports on last week’s… 631 more words

International Relations

Should the United States Leave the United Nations?

    The United States joined the United Nations during its first moments of creation in 1945. To this day, the United States is the largest contributor, giving over $650 million every year. 342 more words

Hitting back at the UN

Perhaps under the influence of US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, who has taken a staunchly pro-Israel stance and has castigated the UN several times for its anti-Israel bias; or maybe because of the wave of terror attacks hitting Western cities; but no matter the reason, it is heartening to see the change in atmosphere at the UN Human… 1,191 more words

International Relations

UN Last Hurdle Before Israel Can Rid Itself of the Palestinians

Israeli and US officials are in the process of jointly pre-empting Donald Trump’s supposed “ultimate deal” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They hope to demote the Palestinian issue to a footnote in international diplomacy.  883 more words

World At War

Human rights are sacrosanct

The USA is threatening to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council. How petty-minded can Trump get? 522 more words

Politics

Grand Tibet Solidarity rally in Geneva, urging the United Nations Human Rights Council to act on #Tibet.

Grand Tibet Solidarity, rally , Geneva,  United Nations Human Rights Council , #Tibet,United Nations , Human Rights Council , Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein,  Swiss Tibetan Friendship Association (GSTF) , International Campaign for Tibet, #humanrights… 445 more words

Tibet

Ouch, that was a fantastic political burn

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has said ” “America does not seek to leave the Human Rights Council. We seek to reestablish the Council’s legitimacy.” When you look closely at this statement it is a slap in the face of the Human Rights Council as it is saying that currently, they are…

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