U.N. elects Syria to post fighting “subjugation of peoples"
U.N. elects Syria to top post fighting “subjugation of peoples”
GENEVA, February 23, 2018 — A UN watchdog group is criticizing UN chief Antonio Guterres for his blessings delivered Thursday before an anachronistic UN committee charged with “decolonizing” the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar — at the same time as the 24-nation entity elected by acclamation the genocidal Syrian regime’s representative to a leadership post. “I commend this body’s contribution,” said Mr. Guterres.
UN Watch instead is calling on Mr. Guterres, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, and EU states to condemn the world body’s “absurd and morally obscene” election of Syria to a senior post on a decolonization committee that is charged with upholding fundamental human rights in opposing the “subjugation, domination and exploitation” of peoples — a propaganda victory that—like before—will be trumpeted by the Assad regime.