Cameroon set to win seat on UN‘s top human rights body, despite abuses

Cameroon’s dictator: President Paul Biya Update: Cameroon was elected to the UN Human Rights Council, receiving 176 out of 193 possible votes. A simple majority of 97 was required. Cameroon’s bid for a seat on the UN’s top human rights body should be rejected, as it fails to meet the basic …

Bahrain set to win seat on UN‘s top human rights body, despite abuses

Bahrain’s bid for a seat on the UN’s top human rights body should be rejected, as it fails to meet the basic membership criteria. The election of 18 new countries to the Human Rights Council will be held at the UN in New York tomorrow, October 12, 2018. See our full report on all candidates, and press …