Sunday, April 28, 2013

North Korea, Cuba and Iran Criticize Canada's Lack of Human Rights at UN

North Korea, Cuba and Iran Criticize Canada's Lack of Human Rights at UN
April 27, 2013 By Daniel Greenfield

The moral authority of the United Nations and its supporters and
defenders has as much value as the moral authority of the North Korean,
Chinese, Cuban, Russian, Saudi and other totalitarian regimes that
actually dominate it.

Until the United States does the right thing and waves farewell to this
union of tyrants, terrorists and thugs, we will all be forced to
subsidize obscene scenes like these.

Obama brought the United States back into the United Nations Human
Rights Council lending it whatever shoddy moral authority a Nobel Peace
Prize winner who upholds Islamist tyrannies that oppress women and
Christians has on tap.

Today's UN quadrennial review of Canada's human rights record quickly
turned into a spectacle of hypocrisy and farce when the North Korean
regime of Kim Jong-un took the floor to accuse the country of "torture
and other ill-treatment," China, Cuba and Pakistan bewailed Canada's
"racism," and Russia deplored "torture and cruelty against peaceful


Iran: We are "concerned on violations of human rights by Canadian
government… particularly with regard to child sexual exploitation and
trafficking, the right to food, discriminatory law and regulation
against indigenous people and minority groups including Muslim and
African communities."

China: "We are concerned by the wide-spread racial discrimination in

Cuba: There is "racism and xenophobia" in Canada.

North Korea: "We have serious concerns about continued violation of the
right to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression, torture and other
ill-treatment, racism and xenophobia."

Egypt: "We are alarmed by several instances of racial profiling in
law-enforcement action and racial discrimination in employment."

Pakistan: "The increased poverty and unemployment rate among immigrant
communities is a manifestation of racial discrimination."

Russia: "Human rights defenders are alarmed by police actions of torture
and cruelty against peaceful demonstrators."

There isn't even any point in commenting on this. The United Nations is
a sick sad joke. It's time to turn off the lights, raise the curtain and
go home.

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