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US opposes seat for DRCongo at UN rights council

The United States on Wednesday berated African countries for backing a bid by the Democratic Republic of Congo to win a seat on the UN Human Rights Council, saying the move would fuel the conflict in the African country. The Geneva-based...Show More Summary

Is This Why The UN Human Rights Council Is Silent As Venezuelans Die Oppressed Under Socialism?

Authored by Mac Slavo via, The United Nations Human Rights Council has been silent on the death of Venezuelans at the hands of their democratic socialist government. The UN has sided with death, but that isn’t surprising,...Show More Summary

UN to send experts to probe DR Congo violence

The UN Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send a group of experts to Democratic Republic of Congo to help investigate an explosion of deadly violence in the Kasai region. A council resolution called on the UN rights office toShow More Summary

US refuses to back UN on abortion access in human rights resolution

Washington supports ‘the spirit’ of a UN resolution calling for women’s access to reproductive healthcare but ‘does not recognize abortion’ as a method The UN Human Rights Council has unanimously adopted a resolution condemning abuse and discrimination of women, but Washington refused to back one paragraph mentioning access to safe abortions. Show More Summary

Nikki Haley warns US may pull out of UN Human Rights Council over 'anti-Israel bias'

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US is "reviewing its participation" in the Human Rights Council over what said is the group's "chronic anti-Israel bias". The Geneva-based Council made up of 47 member countries...Show More Summary

LGBTQ Issues Focus of Attention at UN Human Rights Council

Earlier today, Vitit Muntarbhorn, the newly appointed United Nations Independent Expert for the protection of violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI), delivered his first report to the UN Human...Show More Summary

US envoy Haley berates UN rights council, demands reforms

U.S. President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday berated the U.N.'s top human rights body, calling it a "forum for politics, hypocrisy and evasion" that allows rights … Click to Continue »

U.S. may leave UN Human Rights Council over 'anti-Israel' bias

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

A top White House official is expected to signal that the U.S. is considering withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council.

UN human rights chief calls for end to Israel's occupation of Palestine

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein’s comments come as Israel celebrates 50 years since six-day war and US threatens to pull out of human rights council The UN’s top human rights official has marked the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of the...Show More Summary

Get abusive regimes off UN rights council: US envoy

US envoy Nikki Haley on Tuesday urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to throw out abusive regimes and end what she called its "anti-Israel bias", warning that its credibility was at stake. Haley did not explicitly threaten to...Show More Summary

US ambassador has message for 'corrupt' UN rights body

GENEVA (AP) — Weeks after becoming U.S. President Donald Trump's ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley described the U.N.'s Human Rights Council as "so corrupt." Expect some sparks to fly, then, when she addresses that body for the first time.

Nikki Haley to UN: I Don’t Think Human Rights Means What You Think It Means

One gets the impression, after reading Nikki Haley’s Washington Post op-ed on the United Nations Human Rights Council, that the lady sits at her table at the UN in shock most of the time. She must hear the proclamations of commitment to human rights from places like Cuba and Venezuela and look around to see if anyone else heard what she just heard. Show More Summary

Trump about to pull out of UN Human Rights Council?

Haley: Stop protecting the worst of the worst... its own members. The post Trump about to pull out of UN Human Rights Council? appeared first on Hot Air.

HRC Submits Testimony in Support of UN Human Rights Council

HRC submitted testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in response to the committee’s hearing entitled “Assessing the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR).” HRC strongly supports the work of the UNHRC because, as HRC’s...Show More Summary

Poland faces criticism at UN human rights forum

The United States and other countries criticized Poland at the U.N.'s Human Rights Council on Tuesday for new laws that are seen as limiting the independence of the judiciary and … Click to Continue »

Top Philippine official to face questions at UN rights body

A top Philippine official is set to be questioned next week at the U.N. Human Rights Council on issues such as extrajudicial killings and vigilante justice alleged to be occurring … Click to Continue »

Bahrain Tries To Hide Truth From UN Scrutiny

On Monday May 1 Bahrain will endure its Universal Periodic Review at the UN Human Rights Council. Every country’s human right record gets scrutinized under the process every five years. At Bahrain’s last UPR session in 2012 it was urged...Show More Summary

US to hold UN human rights meeting _ after deal with Russia

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley was determined to hold a Security Council meeting on the importance of human rights to international peace and security and it will happen on Tuesday — … Click to Continue »

US clashes with Russia on UN human rights debate

Russia threw up a hurdle Monday in a US plan to hold a high-profile debate later this month on human rights during the US presidency of the UN Security Council. US Ambassador Nikki Haley wants to schedule the human rights debate for April 18, but the council adopted a program of work for the month without putting it on the agenda. Show More Summary

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