US Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council - What Does It Mean?
The withdrawal by President Donald Trump's administration has received widespread condemnation. The country now joins Eritrea where the UN has called for urgent action on raft of human rights abuses, North Korea and Iran as non-members. Russia was denied membership two years ago. The UN Council is now in the process of selecting a replacement for the U.S.
UN, 21 June 2018
International reaction to the United States decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council continued on Wednesday with the President of the Geneva-based assembly confirming… Read more »
Africa: America First or America Alone?
IPS, 21 June 2018
The United States' move to withdraw from the Human Rights Council will have "reverberations" throughout the world in years to come, say human rights groups. Read more »
Govt of SA, 21 June 2018
The South African Government regrets the announcement of the decision by the government of the United States of America (US) to withdraw its membership of the United Nations Human… Read more »
Center for International Environmental Law, 19 June 2018
Today the United States announced that it is withdrawing from the United Nations Human Rights Council, the most important international forum for advancing a shared understanding… Read more »
EASS, 19 June 2018
The United States today announced its decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council, to which they were elected in 2016 for a three year mandate. Read more »
The Herald, 21 June 2018
The rate at which the Trump administration is withdrawing its membership from legally constituted international bodies is real cause for concern. Read more »
After 30 years of civil war and dominance by neighboring Ethiopia, Eritrea was declared an independent state on May 24, 1993. People celebrated and danced on the streets of the ... Read more »