rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 
« Back

Why Were Leaving the So-Called Human Rights Council

Write a comment

June 20, 2018 11:25


"Our withdrawal from the council will not end America's own steadfast commitment to human rights. The U.S. delegation remains proud of American leadership in drafting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. Our country has always championed freedom, individual dignity, human rights and the rule of law, and that will never change. The U.S. will continue to lead on human rights outside the council, even as we push for institutional reform with like-minded partners."


US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley explains why the United States is withdrawing from the UNHRC.

Read the column here.

Stars spotted!  What's this?

What was Anu Malik doing in London?
Reader Savio Abraham sends us a picture from...

More stars spotted

Met a celebrity?
Email us photos & videos