Firestorm as Saudi Arabia elected to UN Women's Rights Commission

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The UN’s information service tried to bury the news, but UN Watch exposed the world body’s absurd election of Saudi Arabia to the Commission on the Status of Women.


Thanks to UN Watch’s report, news outlets worldwide are now reporting the ridiculous U.N. decision:
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Vanguardia (Mexico): La ONU elige a Arabia Saudita para proteger derechos de las mujeres, es ‘absurdo’ dicen ONG
Digital Sevilla (Spain): La ONU elige a la terrible dictadura saudita para defender los Derechos de la Mujer
French
Marianne (France): A l’ONU, l’Arabie saoudite devient membre de la Commission de la condition… de la femme!
La Libre (Belgium): L’Arabie Saoudite élue à la Commission… des droits des femmes de l’ONU: “Un pyromane chef des pompiers”
i24 News (France): L’ONU élit l’Arabie Saoudite à la Commission des droits des femmes
Le Journal de Montréal (Canada): Un pyromane à la tête des pompiers
German
Bild (Germany): Saudi-Arabien soll jetzt für Frauenrechte kämpfen
Yahoo 
(Germany): Schock-Entscheidung der Vereinten Nationen: Saudi-Arabien übernimmt Vorsitz der Frauenrechtskommission
Contra Magazin (Germany): UN-Frauenrechtsrat: Mindestens 5 EU-Staaten wählten Saudi-Arabien hinein
Österreichischer Rundfunk (Austria): Saudi-Arabien in UNO-Kommission für Frauenrechte gewählt
Italian
Imola Oggi (Italy): Carnevalata ONU: Arabia Saudita eletta alla commissione per i diritti delle donne
Swedish
GP (Sweden): Saudiarabien invalt i FN:s kvinnokommission
Expressen (Sweden): Kritik mot FN-beslutet om Saudi: “Absurt”
Nyheter Idag (Sweden): Saudiarabien invalda i FN:s kvinnorättskommission – Hur Sverige röstade är hemligstämplat
Portuguese
Esquerda (Portugal): Arábia Saudita eleita para Comissão dos Direitos das Mulheres da ONU


NATIONAL SCANDALS IN COUNTRIES THAT VOTED FOR SAUDI ARABIA
Firestorm in Belgium
Firestorm in Sweden
Firestorm in Ireland
Also in other countries:
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