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Farce: Meet the 2018 membership of the @UNHumanRights Council.…
Member 1: Democratic Republic of Congo.
Expertise in human rights: suppression of opposition; torture; arbitrary arrests; civil war; extrajudicial killings; massacres by government forces; violence against women; child soldiers.
Member 2: #Qatar
Expertise in human rights: Exploitation & abuse of 2 million migrant workers; no political parties; women subjected to discrimination, denied basic rights to equality; finances terrorism by ISIS & Hamas.
Member 3: Saudi Arabia
Expertise in human rights: Death sentences for apostasy & adultery; corporal punishment of flogging & amputation; judges controlled by regime; beheadings; arbitrary arrests of dissenters & minorities; no freedom of speech; still jails blogger Raif Badawi.
Member 4: #Venezuela
Expertise in human rights: Widespread arbitrary detention; imprisonment of opposition leaders; intimidation of journalists; torture; policies causing mass hunger & health catastrophe.
Member 5: #China
Expertise in human rights: Denial of freedom of speech, religion, association; extrajudicial killings; repression of civil society; discrimination against Tibetans and other minorities.
Member 6: #Cuba
Expertise in human rights: Systematic violation of freedom of speech, assembly, press; elections are neither free nor fair; threats & violence against dissidents.
Member 7: #Iraq
Expertise in human rights: Pro-government militias commit widespread human rights abuses, including assassinations, enforced disappearances, property destruction.
Member 8: #Burundi
Expertise in human rights: Police killings of peaceful protesters; government forces commit summary executions, targeted assassinations, enforced disappearances; arbitrary detention, torture, sexual violence; warnings of #genocide.
Member 9: United Arab Emirates
Expertise in human rights: No option to change government; restrictions on freedoms of speech, press, assembly, association; arrests without charge, incommunicado detentions, lengthy pretrial detentions; police brutality; violence against women...
Member 10: #Pakistan
Expertise in human rights: Extrajudicial killings by security forces; terrorism; torture; arbitrary detention; corruption; violence & discrimination against women and girls including honor killings & rape; violence against gays; violence against journalists.
Member 11: #Afghanistan
Expertise in human rights: Widespread government corruption; torture & abuse of detainees; terrorism; extrajudicial killings; arbitrary arrest & detention; restrictions on freedoms of speech, press, religion; routine violence against women and girls...
Member 12: #Angola
Expertise in human rights: Endemic government corruption; economic crisis; mass poverty; extrajudicial killings & torture by government security forces; harassment & intimidation of journalists...…
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