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Candidate countries for UN Human Rights Council set a poor example

Reporters without borders
On 12 November, the United Nations General Assembly will elect 17 new members of the Human Rights Council, which is composed of 47 countries and is responsible for “promoting universal respect for the protection of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for all, without distinction of any kind and in a fair and equal manner”. Four of the 17 countries in contention are among the bottom 20 in the 2012-2013 World Press Freedom Index published by Reporters Without Borders: Saudi Arabia (163), (...)

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