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UN Rights Council Criticized for Welcoming Venezuelan President

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday addressed a special session of the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, to the outrage of international activists who had urged U.N. ambassadors to boycott the event. Maduro arrived surrounded by a large delegation, and a group of enthusiastic supporters welcomed him. He told the crowd he had come to refute what he said were opponents' lies about the human rights situation in his country. Speaking through an interpreter, he thanked...

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