May 18, 2024
NewsPakistan, China, Russia, Cuba, and Saudi Arabia Set to Join UN Human Rights Council

Pakistan, China, Russia, Cuba, and Saudi Arabia Set to Join UN Human Rights Council

The UN Board of Human Rights is set to elect five new countries to the council; Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, Cuba, and Pakistan. These five countries are also well known for their continual abuse of Human Rights. The Geneva-based monitoring Non-Governmental Organization UN Watch described the situation as; allowing five convicted arsonists to join the fire department.

Currently, the United Nations has fifteen three-year term vacancies on the 47 member council. The seats are grouped into five...

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