Progress at the Human Rights Council

The council is not perfect. But it is useful and has provided an important venue for the advancement of human rights. And since the United States joined it has been a demonstrably better institution.

United States Faces the Human Rights Council Today

A couple of countries with more hostile relations with the USA took the opportunity to score some political points. But most of the conversation was not anything different from the kind of discussion you might find if Harold Koh were to discuss America's human rights record at a town hall meeting in, say, Denver.