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American Exit from U.N. Rights Council a “Crushing Victory” for China?

On Tuesday, the U.S. announced its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council. Like its exit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and President Donald Trump’s recent meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the development has been seen as a victory for China, whose long-runnin...

Haley slams rights groups after US quits UN council

UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday (Jun 20) accused human rights groups of thwarting a US push for changes to the UN Human Rights Council and contributing to Washington's decision to quit the body. In a letter sent to non-governmental organisations, Haley complained that they ....