Unbelievable. Well, not really.
Cuba is now a member of the UN Human Rights Council.
Ok. If that doesn’t floor you, look who else was voted onto the panel:
Fausta is fuming and has an audio reminder of Cuba’s wonderful “human rights” record.
As if we needed more evidence that the UN is a corrupted, corruption-enabling, farce. How long must my tax dollars fund this?
More blogger reax…
Captain’s Quarters - Morality at Turtle Bay:
The United Nations validated every argument yesterday about the efficacy of its so-called reform when it announced that Cuba, China, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Azerbaijan would sit on its Human Rights Council.
The U.S., wisely, opted to stay off this United Nations board, knowing full well that countries like Cuba could gerrymander the new system to be on it. It’s quite a reflection on the workings of the United Nations that this should be the state of affairs now. The UN is now more irrelevant than ever.
Val Prieto’s head is spinning.
If you are Chinese with an attractive liver or kidney and collagen to spare, a Cuban librarian or a secret convert to Christianity in Saudi Arabia today is probably not the best day you have ever had. China, Cuba and Saudi Arabia have been elected to the UN Human Rights Council over the heads of those bastions of freedom, Iran and Venezuela.
Related read: Fox News Channel’s Eric Shawn has a terrific new book out that you must buy, The U.N. Exposed. He’s a fabulous writer and dogged reporter. Lots of docs and damning interviews included in the book.
Video of Eric’s interview about the book on H&C last night at Expose the Left.
More related: RightWinged is tracking the disgraceful UN rape scandal in Liberia.
Reader Vinod e-mails:
Re: your UN post, please take another look at these countries:
China, Russia, Pakistan, Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia.
what else do you notice?
Both Russia and Saudi Arabia’s heads of states have been to GW’s Crawford Ranch (though i dont recall if President Bush also held hands and smooched Putin), an honor bestowed on few world leaders.
Pakistan’s Musharraf is routinely praised by Bush despite his non-democratic/military government. probably has his own room in the White House.
And China, well with the latest criticism of Taiwan, Bush’s kisisng up to the Asian giant needs no further explaining.
So, the Bush administration as well as its loyal supporters have no right to criticize the UN. Let the US lead by example first. Let it really support human rights by downgrading its relations with these countries. Then you guys can criticize the UN.
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