Saturday, April 4, 2009

The Naivete of the Obama Administration

The Obama administration has just announced that it will seek a seat at the United Nations Human Right Council, joining such paragons of democracy like Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, China, Cuba, Djibouti, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, the Russian Federation, Saudi-Arabia and Senegal. The only democracy in the Middle East is not allowed to join the council and it is consistently singled out for condemnation.

Anne Bayefsky has written intensively on the topic, and has once again authored an article that is a must read for those who care about human right and fairness. Click here to read the article in its entirety.

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