Russia fails to win re-election to U.N. Human Rights Council

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 29, 2016 03:12

UNITED NATIONS - Russia failed to win re-election to the Geneva-based United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday, beaten by Hungary and Croatia in a vote by the 193-member UN General Assembly.

Hungary received 144 votes, followed by Croatia with 114 votes and Russia with 112 votes.


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