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Russia Blocked from Human Rights Council

UPDATE: Evidence that competitive elections work: In a stunning rebuke, Russia lost to Hungary and Croatia. It will not be joining the Council next year. Meanwhile, Brazil and Cuba beat Guatemala for the two Latin America seats. UPDATE 2: It's probably wort...
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3 Takeaways from the UN’s Gaza Report

A UN Human Rights Council commission of inquiry dispatched to investigate alleged human rights violations stemming from last year's conflict in Gaza and Israel released a long awaited report today. For those who follow this issue in particular or international...
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Will Syrian War Criminals Ever Face Justice?

There is word today that UN human rights investigators probing crimes in Syria will release the names of war crimes suspects--including potentially Bashar al Assad--to prosecutors in countries that wish to pursue national investigations into crimes against hum...