Category Archives: UN Human Rights Committee

US Cited for Police Violence, Racism in Scathing UN Review on Human Rights – US’ second review before UN Human Rights Council dominated by criticism over police violence against black men — Discerning the Mystery

Source: America AljazeeraPublished: May 11, 2015By: Natasja SheriffThe United States was slammed over its rights record Monday at the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with member nations criticizing the country for police violence and racial discrimination, the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility and the continued use of the death penalty. Read more »

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Saudi Arabia poised to be reelected to UN Human Rights Council — RT – Daily news

As the death toll in Yemen surpasses 10,000, Saudi Arabia, one of the principal parties in the conflict, is poised to be reelected to the UN human rights body. Saudi airstrikes are responsible for the majority of the nearly 4,000 civilian deaths in Yemen. Read Full Article at RT.com

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