Ros-Lehtinen: UNESCO Fails to Kick Syria Off Human Rights Panel and Backs Anti-Israel Measures; Ros-Lehtinen Reaffirms Opposition to Funding

WASHINGTON) – U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, commented today after UNESCO’s Executive Board voted to adopt a resolution on Syria that, contrary to initial U.S. efforts, failed to expel Syria from the UNESCO committee dealing with human rights. Earlier …

Today: “Scandalous” UNESCO vote to keep Syria on human rights committee

PRESS RELEASE Despite bid by US & UK to expel Assad regime, UNESCO waters down draft resolution; Syria to keep seat on UNESCO board and rights panel NGO: “Syria’s membership is a lingering stain upon the reputation of the UN as a whole” GENEVA, March 8 – A resolution on Syria slated for …