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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Friday, May 23, 2008

Islamic Bloc Nations Control One-Third of Seats on Human Rights Council
Following Wednesday’s vote, 16 of the 47 Human Rights Council members belong to the Organization of the Islamic Conference. Apart from multiple resolutions condemning Israel, the OIC has drawn attention for blocking efforts to censure Sudan over the conflict in Darfur and for promoting a “defamation of religion” resolution that critics say is aimed at limiting freedom of expression.


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