Update: UN rights council unanimously adopts resolution praising Qaddafi’s human rights record

PRESS RELEASE Report was ridiculed by New York Times, The Economist, and other media worldwide  Amnesty USA chief says report is “abhorrent,” calls for “redo” GENEVA, March 14, 2012 — A UN report that has been ridiculed worldwide for lavishing praise on the Qaddafi regime’s …

Issue 354: U.N.-Adopted Report on Qaddafi Rights Record is “Abhorrent, ” Must be Redone, Says Head of Amnesty USA

U.N.-ADOPTED REPORT ON QADDAFI RIGHTS RECORD CALLED “ABHORRENT” BY AMNESTY USA CHIEF UN Watch Objects in Plenary, Reads Out Countries’ Shameful Praise of Qaddafi Council President Overrules Objection, Defends Report GENEVA, March 14, 2012 —  A U.N. report ridiculed worldwide for lavishing …