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Human Rights Advocates Blast Hillary Clinton
Washington Free Beacon ^ | March 3, 2014 5:00 am | Alana Goodman

Posted on 03/06/2014 4:44:41 PM PST by Olog-hai

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s record on human rights came under harsh criticism in Geneva, Switzerland, last week as political dissidents and pro-democracy activists gathered at a conference ahead of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s annual session.

Clinton has been praised for her role in negotiating U.S. asylum for Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, and she received the Lantos Foundation Human Rights award for her proclamations on women’s rights and her “pioneering work on Internet freedom.”

However, activists at the Geneva Summit on Human Rights and Democracy, hosted last week by United Nations watchdog group UN Watch, gave a very different assessment of the former secretary of state, telling the Washington Free Beacon that she was silent and passive on some of the most pressing human rights issues during her tenure at the State Department. …

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1 posted on 03/06/2014 4:44:41 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

To be swept under the rug by the msm.


2 posted on 03/06/2014 4:57:18 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Parley Baer

They appear to have completely ignored it.


3 posted on 03/06/2014 6:16:22 PM PST by Olog-hai
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