Human Rights Council Once Again Proves Its Worth

At some point in the near future, the ICC will issue an arrest warrant for Bashar al Assad. When that day comes, remember that it was the Human Rights Council that kicked off the series of events that lead to Assad ending up on a most-wanted list.

New Human Rights Council Members Elected

No real surprises here. The Syria drama ended two weeks ago when Syria dropped out of the race following Kuwait's announcement that it was running for one of the four Asia seats.  Still, Syria won five votes as a write in candidate, which is kind of silly.