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Haley Blames “Dysfunctional” Human Rights Groups For USA’s Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

Politico reports: United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday blamed human rights groups for the Trump administration’s decision a day earlier to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council, saying the non-governmental organizations aligned themselves more with Russia and China than the United States. Haley slammed the rights council as “dysfunctional” in a letter dated Wednesday. The U.S. has accused ...

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Dems Blast Trump’s Withdrawal From UN Council As “Disturbing” Given His Love For Despots And Dictators

Just in from DNC chairman Tom Perez:  “The United States should be leading the world on human rights, not retreating into isolation and separating young children from their families. Because of our seat at the table, we’ve been able to give voice to the voiceless around the world while fighting for the council’s fair treatment of our allies like Israel. ...

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US Formally Withdraws From “Hypocritical And Self-Serving” United Nations Human Rights Council [VIDEO]

The BBC reports: The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the US UN envoy Nikki Haley made the announcement at a joint news conference in Washington. Ms Haley last year accused the council of “chronic anti-Israel bias” and said the US was reviewing its membership. Formed in 2006, the ...

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REPORT: US To Pull Out Of UN Human Rights Council

Reuters reports: Talks with the United States over how to reform the main U.N. rights body have failed to meet Washington’s demands, activists and diplomats say, suggesting that the Trump administration will quit the Geneva forum whose session opens on Monday. A U.S. source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the withdrawal appeared to be “imminent” but had no ...

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