Publication Date: May 2008
Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Brett D. Schaefer
Research Area: Human rights; International relations
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.
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