"If China, Russia, and Cuba started an organization that celebrated their tyranny in the name of human rights, would the United States want to join?"
“Your support for this legislation is absolutely crucial to ensure that our fight to prevent further atrocities against this long-persecuted group will be successful.”
Only a superpower like the United States can initiate change within the body.
Republicans snub the UNHRC, which is fixated on Israel and gives cover to dictators. Democrats seek to reform it from the inside. Has either tactic worked?
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and a senior US diplomat in Geneva announced on Monday that Washington has returned to the UN Human Rights Council as an observer.
Among the claims made against Israel at the UNHRC include Israel hindering the Palestinians in their fight against COVID-19.
The UN rewards China’s litany of human rights abuses with influential position on its Human Rights Council, rather than punishing Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.
The UNHRC published a blacklist of companies that they claim do business with or in Israeli settlements.
Mauritania has an estimated 500,000 slaves in the country – the highest rate of slavery in the world.
Rachel Risby Raz, co-owner of Galshan Shvakim, said her firm protected innocent people regardless of race or geographical location, and was proud to do so.