Appearing today in Congress: Controversial UN hunger expert who seeks to investigate America

The UN Human Rights Council’s Cuban-sponsored hunger expert, Olivier De Schutter, is appearing at a congressional briefing this afternoon on Capitol Hill.  According to recent news reports, he is trying to launch an investigation of America. For more on De Schutter, click here.

“A scheduling conflict scuppered De Schutter’s plans to visit the UK in July 2011, and the United States has so far ignored his request for a mission…”  Toronto Sun

“De Schutter added that he has asked to go to the United States and a few other developed countries, but so far has not been invited. He said he chose Canada because there is a standing invitation for UN officials.” Canadian Press

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