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United States abandons UN Human Rights Council, “an organization not worthy of its name”

Wednesday, June 20th 2018 - 07:25 UTC
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The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday, calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name”, and marking the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Read full article

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  • R. Ben Madison

    This may be the only sensible decision the Trump administration has ever made.

    Jun 20th, 2018 - 12:27 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Brit Bob

    Sounds as if they're as bad as the UN C24 Committee so you can't blame the US.

    Jun 20th, 2018 - 01:50 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • viejopatagon

    According to most analysts the main reason the US is pulling out is the continuous pressure by the AIPAC, (American-Israeli Political Action Committee) that dominates US Middle East policy because of the large number of accusations of Israeli Crimes Against Humanity presented to the Committee every year

    Jun 20th, 2018 - 02:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    This is just one more example of a man who is degrading the role of president of the U.S. to levels never seen before by committing all sorts of reckless acts and then lying to its people and to the world, every single day and with a straight face.

    Jun 20th, 2018 - 06:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Agree with Ben Madison and Brit Bob...a sensible decision. The UN and all its branches has just become a forum for countries which contribute nothing, to voice their (many times) unreasonable complaints against those who keep it going (financially).

    Jun 21st, 2018 - 03:52 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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