Skip to comments.So much for representing freedom and human rights (UN)
Posted on 06/21/2007 3:06:53 PM PDT by knighthawk
Anne Bayefsky, editor of website Eye on the UN, writing in The Wall Street Journal on the hopeless United Nations
WHAT is it about standing up for human rights that the UN finds so difficult? A year ago, then secretary-general Kofi Annan dissolved the UN Commission on Human Rights under pressure after the commission discredited itself repeatedly, even electing a Libyan chairman. Now its successor, the UN Human Rights Council, is proving itself to be worse than what it replaced.
This week the council marked its first anniversary in Geneva by adopting an agenda that is an affront to the civilised world. It deletes the job of investigating human rights violations in the brutal dictatorships of Belarus and Cuba and instead focuses its attention uniquely on Israel.
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So now the Islamofascists have stolen the UN from the Marxists - great.
I pray our country wakes up and kicks the UN out of the U.S. some day. I pray.
What we really need is a drastic overhaul of the UN such that it is founded on the principle of democracy...
That’s my 2-cents.
What says Fred on the UN? I’m being lazy today and asking instead of looking myself. Still, I am pretty sure I’ll like the answer, given Fred’s track record.
He just did a paper a few days ago, but I lost ALL my FDT bookmarks today. Still haven’t figured out how that happened.
Hmmm. Top link on Dogpile.
Thanks much. I thought I’d heard something and it was in the right direction. And I guess GWB is making things bad enough that we’ll all elect a conservative like FDT by acclamation. Pretty high-risk poker, though. Sorry to hear about your bookmarks. Just don’t lose the ping list!