40 MPs & NGOs protest Chavez election today to U.N.’s top rights body

PRESS RELEASE Coalition from 19 countries including US, France, UK, Canada, Switzerland, Bahrain, Guinea, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Somalia, Uganda GENEVA, Nov. 12, 2012 — Forty parliamentarians and human rights activists from 19 different countries ended their protest campaign today, in a failure to get the …

U.N. Election Results Soon: Chavez & Pakistan to Win — But U.S. May Lose — U.N. Human Rights Council Seats

PRESS RELEASE Rights groups protest sure win by Pakistan, Venezuela, Kazakhstan, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, and UAE NEW YORK, Nov. 12 — At around 11:30 am New York time today the U.N. will announce today’s voting results and name Pakistan, Venezuela, Kazakhstan, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, …

Issue 392: New York Times Article on UN Watch Conference * U.S. Wins UNHRC Seat But So Does Chavez

Today: New York Times Article on UN Watch Conference From THE NEW YORK TIMES website November 12, 2012 Voting for U.N. Rights Council Puts Focus on Records of Panel’s Member States By ELIAS E. LOPEZ Those who criticize the United Nations as a toothless and dysfunctional organization often point to the membership …