U.S. Continues Boycott Of U.N. Human Rights Council

Wochit Headline News - Monday, 20 March 2017
On Monday, a statement issued by Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., took aim at the permanent agenda item at the council focusing on Palestine and other Arab occupied territories, saying it is biased against Israel. The agenda item is the only one of its kind to focus on a single country at every Human Rights Council sission including at the meeting which took place in Geneva on Monday.

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