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The United Nations Hits Israel And Ignores Libya – Member Of Its Human Rights Council

by | 23rd, February 2011

DID you know that Libyan Arab Jamahiriya is a member of the UN’s Human Rights Council? At the council’s last meeting in January 11, 2010, guess which single country was debated?

Human rights violations and implications of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and other occupied Arab territories …

Item 7:

Human rights violations and implications of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

It might be an idea for the UN to ask Israel if it can export democracy, women’s rights and gay rights to a region it thinks is such a supporter of human rights…

Anne Bayefsky further investigates how the United Nations pays no interest in the crimes of Middle Eastern despots:

Number of UN Security Council presidential statements or resolutions on the current atrocities perpetrated by Arab and Muslim dictators in Iran, Libya, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia,Yemen, Syria, and Bahrain.

ZERO

Number of meetings called by the Security Council to discuss and consider a possible resolution or presidential statement on any of these countries.

ZERO…


Number of special sessions called by the Human Rights Council to draw attention to, discuss, consider a possible resolution or decision on the current atrocities perpetrated by Arab and Muslim dictators in Iran, Libya, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia,Yemen, Syria, and Bahrain.

ZERO

Number of resolutions or decisions adopted by the Human Rights Council about the lack of democracy and brutality of the governments of Arab and Muslim dictators in Iran, Libya, Algeria, Egypt, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia,Yemen, Syria, and Bahrain.

ZERO….

Number of Special Sessions on country situations called by the Human Rights Council on Israel

50% (6 of 12)

Number of Resolutions and Decisions adopted by the Human Rights Council critical of the human rights record of specific states directed at Israel

50% (41 of 83)

Anyone else think the United Nations has an agenda?



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