Tagged: Human Rights Council

NEWS: U.S. Withdraws From Human Rights Council

The United States announced to the United Nations its intention to withdraw from the intergovernmental organization’s Human Rights Council.
The United States under President Trump has yet again withdrawn the country from a major global body — this time the UN Human Rights Council (HRC). The move is not surprising but sudden, coming a day after the Human Rights Council criticized the Trump administration’s immigration policies…

NEWS: UN Message: Human Rights Still Matter

Despite 70 years since the founding of the United Nations, and some progress made in many realms, human rights remain under a sustained attack driven by greed, ambition and contempt for human life, said UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein…