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Wednesday, March 15, 2006

UN Human Rights Council to Replace Human Rights Commission

Breaking UN news from the BBC:

The UN General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to create a new human rights organisation for the world body, despite United States criticism.

The 47-nation UN Human Rights Council will replace the current 53-country UN Human Rights Commission.

The existing body has been heavily criticised for having countries with poor human rights records as members.

Read the full story here.


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