UN Elects Syria to Top Post on Committee Against “Subjugation of Peoples”


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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

GENEVA, February 23, 2017 – UN Watch today called on UN Secretary-General António Guterres to condemn the world body’s “revolting and absurd” decision to unanimously re-elect the Assad regime to a senior post on a decolonization committee charged with upholding fundamental human rights in opposing the “subjugation, domination and exploitation” of peoples — a propaganda victory now being trumpeted by Syria’s state-funded SANA news agency.

Syrian ambassador Bashar Ja’afari (photo above) was re-elected as Rapporteur.