The United Nations HumanRights Council: A Disastrous First Year and Discouraging Signs for Reform
Publication Date: September 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Brett D. Schaefer
Series: Heritage Lecture
Keywords: International organizations; United Nations; Human Rights Council; anti-Israelis
Coverage: United States
The U.S. should refuse to lend the U.N. Human Rights Council the credibility of U.S. membership or the symbolic support of U.S. contributions until such time as the Council takes its responsibilities seriously by censuring major human rights abusers, exposing their reprehensible actions to public scrutiny, and eschewing its disproportionate focus on Israel.