Saudi Arabia is running for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council on Oct. 28, 2016
Sign the petition: Click here to petition the UNHRC and US Amb. Samantha Powers to say NO
Saudi Arabia made a joke of the U.N. Human Rights Council in 2013 by trading favors with the UK in a secret deal to ensure its election to the council.
Since then, Saudi Arabia has used the council to shield its human rights violations. Its unchecked violations have grown in size and severity, securing Saudi Arabia’s spot as one of the world’s worst abusers of human rights.
It is 2016, and it’s happening all over again. Make your voice heard by signing our petition to prevent Saudi Arabia’s re-election to the Human Rights Council.
Here is just one of many absurd claims found in Saudi Arabia’s official campaign pledge:
No joke: Saudi Arabia is running for the UN Human Rights Council—and their campaign brochure cites the Saudi record on. . . women’s rights. pic.twitter.com/2xqO62V1GS
— Hillel Neuer (@HillelNeuer) September 22, 2016