Senate to Confirm Top U.S. Reps to UN Human Rights Posts


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Human Rights Watch chief mocks Jews

Following is an open letter from UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer to Human Rights Watch chief Ken Roth, which went viral on Facebook. Dear Ken Roth

On Tuesday afternoon, September 24, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold hearings to examine the nominations of:

  • Tomasz P. Malinowski, to be Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
  • Keith Michael Harper, of Maryland, for the rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council (replacing Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe)
  • Pamela K. Hamamoto, of Hawaii, to be U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, with the rank of Ambassador (replacing Ambassador Betty King)
  • Crystal Nix-Hines, of California, for the rank of Ambassador to UNESCO (replacing David Killion)