US quits ‘biased’ UN human rights council

Source: BBC News

The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a “cesspool of political bias”.

Nikki Haley, the US envoy to the UN, said it was a “hypocritical” body that “makes a mockery of human rights”.


Formed in 2006, the Geneva-based council has faced criticism in the past for allowing member countries with questionable human rights records.

But activists said the US move could hurt efforts to monitor and address human rights abuses around the world.

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3 replies

  1. Actuslly US protect the right of Israel to have their own state that surrounded by 5 Arab nations. Israel is under Arab’s threat.
    Rafiq you have to put you feed in Jews shoes, you will understand it well, otherwise you just dream.

    • and you, Somi, should put your feelings in Palestinian shoes, you being kicked out of your house, where your family lived since generations, displaced by a Jew from Brooklyn, New York, or from Poland or Russia.

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