June 7, 2017

US ambassador Nikki Haley lambasts UN rights council

Visiting Geneva, US envoy Nikki Haley has slammed the makeup of the UN human rights council and its "anti-Israel bias." She also threatened US withdrawal if the council failed to rid itself of abusive regimes.

Haley delivered twin addresses Tuesday, first telling the council that violator nations should not be allowed seats, and then a university audience that the US could advance human rights outside the body "if it fails to change." Read more.

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