The UN's Outrageous Alternative Universe

While the world continues exploding brutality and murder, the United (Useless) Nations continues operating in its alternative universe, ignoring real victims while honoring oppressors as UN Watch details. From civil war wracked Syria, where over an estimated 70,000 citizens, many of them civiians have died and hundreds of thousands have fled, The U.N. has elected Syria's mass murdering Assad regime to a senior post on a decolonization committee charged with upholding fundamental human rights in opposing the "subjugation, domination and exploitation" of peoples, a major propaganda victory that was immediately trumpeted by Syria's state-funded SANA news agency. (snip) The committee is mandated to implement the UN's 1961 Declaration on the Granting of Independence of Colonial countries and Peoples. In November 2011, the UN also unanimously elected Syria to two UNESCO human rights committees. Syria, which has long coveted neighboring Lebanon, has interfered in that country's internal...(Read Full Post)