FIFA must prevent a repeat of Mohamed Salah’s humiliating treatment in Russia.
Heavily-armed soldiers without identifying insignia guard the Crimean parliament building after taking up positions there earlier in the day on March 1, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
The decision to withdrawn the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council is counterproductive for U.S. security and foreign policy and will make it more difficult to advance human rights and aid victims of abuse.
Since taking office, President Trump has used or threatened to use the pardon to aid powerful individuals with political connections—some of whom have defended their actions and openly belittled the legal system—and to deal symbolic blows to political opponents.