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UN: Noncompetitive Rights Council Election Aids Abusers

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image UN member countries address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York City, September 25, 2021. © 2021 Kena Betancur/Pool Photo via AP © (New York) – A noncompetitive United Nations election for Human Rights Council members virtually guarantees seats for candidate countries with abysmal rights records. UN member countries should refrain from voting for Cameroon, Eritrea, United Arab Emirates, and other candidates that do not meet the qualifications for membership on the UN’s top rights body. On October 14, 2021, the UN…

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