United Nations

U.N. Elects Iran to Women’s Rights Commission

The United Nations bizarrely elected Iran, one of the most violently misogynistic governments in the world, to a four-year term on its Commission on the Status of Women on Monday. The vote elicited swift condemnation from human rights activists.

Iranian women chant slogans during an anti-US demonstration outside the former US embassy headquarters in the capital Tehran on May 9, 2018. - Iranians reacted with a mix of sadness, resignation and defiance on May 9 to US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, with sharp divisions among …

China: ‘American-Style Human Rights’ Stoke Hatred

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece People’s Daily Online editorialized on Wednesday that America’s concept of human rights is “sowing seeds of hatred” around the world, because the U.S. hypocritically uses diplomatic pressure, sanctions, and military interventions to impose its vision of human rights on other countries while failing to live up to those standards itself.

Chinese troops march during a military parade in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on October 1, 2019, to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic of China. (Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images)

U.N. Helps Biden Bring Migrant Asylum Seekers Back into U.S.

The United Nations is reportedly helping the Biden Administration find more asylum-seeking migrants to get back into the United States after they were removed to Mexico or Central America to await asylum processing under the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols. President Joe Biden canceled the program after taking office on January 21.

A woman handing out food and water speaks to asylum seekers waiting in Mexico, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Tijuana, Mexico. After waiting months and sometimes years in Mexico, people seeking asylum in the United States are being allowed into the country starting Friday as they wait for courts to …