Human Rights Council

Trump Withdrawing US from UN Human Rights Council Is Hypocritical ‘Diplomatic Blackmail’

June 21, 2018

Former UN lawyer Alfred de Zayas says Trump’s withdrawal “is a symbolic act; it is like a slap on the face of the United Nations,” and US Ambassador Nikki Haley is “accusing the Human Rights Council of the hypocrisy that the United States practices on a daily basis.”

UN Human Rights Council Will Monitor Corporations Operating in Occupied Palestine

March 28, 2016

The UN vote to expose corporations profiting from Israeli occupation demonstrates shifting global opinion on settlements, says the Institute of Policy Studies’ Phyllis Bennis