ICJ applauds US decision to run for membership at the UN Human Rights Council

The ICJ welcomed the decision of President Obama’s administration to seek a seat on the UN Human Rights Council.

A reversal of the Bush administration’s decision to disengage from the Council came at the right time, as the Council continues to grapple with some of the most pressing human rights situations and concerns.

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