Author: Anita Baloukjy

WorldOctober 2020International News2020

Outrage from Human Rights Activists after Russia and China Elected on UN Human Rights Council

Russia and China won seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council on October 13, causing outrage among human rights activists, while Saudi Arabia failed to secure a seat. While Russia and Cuba ran unopposed, Saudi Arabia and China were in a five-way race, with Pakistan receiving 169 votes, Uzbekistan 164, Nepal 150, China 139, and Saudi Arabia just 90 votes. 

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