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Iran’s VP opens UN rights panel; Turkey, Russia, Qatar deflect abuses

Heads of state and other dignitaries gathered in Geneva to open the 2019 session of the UN Human Rights Council, with one dictatorship after another taking the floor to cover up human rights abuses. “The government of Yemen attaches special importance to human rights,” said Yemen‘s Prime Minister Maeen Abdul Maleek Saeed. Turkey‘s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said that “none of the advanced democracies present in this very council would have been able to ensure better than Turkey the full respect of human rights.” Sergey Vershinin, Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia,…

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