Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Libya welcomed into the UN Human Rights Council with denunciations from NGOs - clashes with USA over censorship

From UN Watch:
Geneva, September 20 — A week into its controversial new membership on the U.N. Human Rights Council, Libya clashed with the U.S. today after the representative of the Qaddafi regime lashed out at speeches by victims of Libyan abuses and requested that the council president delete their remarks from the record, which included a challenge to Libya's qualifications to serve on the UN's highest human rights body.

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