Libya wins 80% support of UN for new seat on Human Rights Council; full results of elections


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GENEVA, August 12, 2020 — United Nations Watch (UN Watch) is pleased to announce that Simon Plosker, formerly of HonestReporting, will join UN Watch on September 1st as

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Full results of today’s election of 14 countries as members of the UN Human Rights Council, as officially released by the UN:

Group A) African States

Angola – 170
Mauritania – 167
Libya- 155

Group B) Asian States

Maldives- 185
Thailand – 182
Malaysia – 179
Qatar – 177

Group C) Eastern European

Moldova – 175
Poland – 171

Group D) Latin American and Caribean States

Ecuador – 180
Guatemala – 180
Peru – 1

Group E) Western European and other States

Spain – 177
Switzerland – 175