17 octombrie 2019

Venezuela and Libya elected to serve on the UN Human Rights Council


"The Human Rights Council continues to abandon human rights and is now in the business of protecting dictators and war crimes," said Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon.UNITED NATIONS - Venezuela was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Thursday with 105 votes and a round of applause, despite fierce lobbying against it by the United States and rights groups, and the late entry of Costa Rica as competition. In a secret ballot by the 193-member U.N. General [...]