Despite Military Atrocities, Ivory Coast Elected as UN Disarmament Commission Vice-Chair

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, Dec. 5, 2012 — Despite massive abuses by its military recently committed during a brutal crackdown, Côte d’Ivoire was elected yesterday by the UN to serve as Vice-Chair of its Disarmament Commission, a decision eliciting sharp protest from the Geneva-based human rights group UN …

U.N. Election Results Soon: Chavez & Pakistan to Win — But U.S. May Lose — U.N. Human Rights Council Seats

PRESS RELEASE Rights groups protest sure win by Pakistan, Venezuela, Kazakhstan, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, and UAE NEW YORK, Nov. 12 — At around 11:30 am New York time today the U.N. will announce today’s voting results and name Pakistan, Venezuela, Kazakhstan, Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, …