Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Disappointment with the UN Human Rights Council

In this editorial from the International Herald Tribune, Executive Director of UN Watch in Geneva, Hillel C. Neuer, outlines recent failures of the newly established UN Human Rights Council.

Drawing mainly from the Council's response to Israel during the recent war, Neuer attests that the Council is dominated by member countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference. The author argues that this has created biased measures including "one-sided and inflammatory resolutions" during August sessions.

For full text of this editorial, click here.


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