U.S. Engagement at the UN Human Rights Council | Freedom House

U.S. Engagement at the UN Human Rights Council

On April 14th, Freedom House co-hosted “U.S. Leadership on Democracy and Human Rights at the United Nations Human Rights Council,” on Capitol Hill. The panel event, sponsored by Congressman Russ Carnahan, featured human rights defenders from Iran and Burma, and current and former ambassadors to the Council, who illustrated the reasons why it is important for the United States to remain engaged in the Council, rather than to dismiss it as a dysfunctional organization.
 

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