UNHRC

The election of Hungary to the United Nations Human Rights Council is a welcome development that offers a glimmer of hope to those who still believe that the council might yet fulfill its mandate to protect and promote human rights globally.

The United States is a welcome addition to the United Nations Human Rights Council, but the country will face an uphill battle in restoring credibility to a body that also counts some of the world's most repressive regimes among its membership.
Freedom House strongly urges United Nations members to restore credibility to the body’s Human Rights Council tomorrow by rejecting countries that do not uphold basic standards for human rights.
Freedom House and UN Watch strongly urge 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.
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