The U.S. Is Right to Shun the U.N. Human Rights Council
Publication Date: May 2008
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Brett D. Schaefer
Keywords: International organizations; Sudan; Cuba; israel
Coverage: United States
The U.N. Human Rights Council is a sham that does not effectively promote or protect human rights. Until the Council takes its responsibilities seriously--censuring major human rights abusers, exposing their reprehensible actions to public scrutiny, and eschewing its disproportionate focus on Israel--the U.S. should sever its ties to the Council completely.