Skip to comments.UN Taps Israel Critic for Top Human Rights Post Experts concerned about continued anti-Israel
Posted on 06/09/2014 11:00:42 AM PDT by Nachum
The United Nations has tapped as its next High Commissioner for Human Rights a Jordanian prince who has said that Palestinian suicide bombings are no less horrific than Israels efforts to prevent civilians from terror attacks.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon announced over the weekend that he has nominated Prince Zeid Raad Zeid al-Hussein, a member of Jordans royal family and its current UN ambassador, as the next high commissioner, a senior official who monitors human rights across the globe.
The post has been used in the past as a bully pulpit to target Israel for criticism over its treatment of the Palestinians.
Human rights leaders expressed concern that al-Hussein will be no different given controversial comments he has made equating the activities of Palestinian terrorists to Israeli practices in the West Bank and elsewhere.
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I thought this was a prerequisite at the U.N.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
OK, he's qualified