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Trump’s gov’t tells UNHRC to end ‘obsession with Israel’ (VIDEO)


WATCH: US deputy assistant secretary of state tells UN Human Rights Council that, ‘to have any credibility, let alone success,’ it must end its biased agenda against Israel and that the U.S. will oppose all ‘attempts to delegitimize or isolate Israel, not just in the HRC, but wherever it occurs.’

By Reuters


The US Trump administration is reviewing its participation in the top United Nations human rights body, with an eye to reform and a balanced agenda that ends the forum’s “obsession with Israel”, a senior US official said on Wednesday.

“The United States also remains deeply troubled by the council’s consistent, unfair and unbalanced focus on one democratic country: Israel,” Erin Barclay, US deputy assistant secretary of state, told the UN Human Rights Council. Continue Reading »