UN Human Rights Council Elections | Freedom House

UN Human Rights Council Elections

Freedom House strongly urges United Nations members to block seven countries from obtaining seats on the Human Rights Council, including three countries that are among the world's most repressive regimes. Member states will vote on 18 new council members on Tuesday, May 12. An analysis from Freedom House and UN Watch finds that nearly two-thirds of the 20 countries running for seats either have poor or questionable human rights records.

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