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3rdworldlover

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We're just starting to see why the Trump regime denied UN and Red Cross inspections of our "humanitarian detention centers" and withdrew from the international council on human rights.

Shameful


http://www.newsweek.com/trump-...-human-rights-1366084
 07/02/2019 07:28 AM
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A dark shadow is cast over north america by the rise of mainstream neofascism.



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 07/02/2019 07:39 AM
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Exactly what he should do. We aren't beholden to outside organizations and should not let them get anywhere near us on anything. Another Trump win.

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 07/02/2019 07:46 AM
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RustyTruck

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Yeah, who needs international standards for human rights? Certainly not the christofascist USA. The supreme leader will determine what is right and wrong, and his loyal sheep will follow.

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This allows rogue soldiers who kill people without abiding by the rules of engagement to go from the exception to the rule. You show your true colors when you advocate for this.

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 07/02/2019 07:57 AM
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3rdworldlover

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Good news is we fit in with our remaining allies, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
 07/02/2019 09:04 AM
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Fox watching the henhouse!!
Consider the current members of the Council: Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro has strangled the political opposition and free speech; the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte's policies have resulted in extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers; Ethiopia, where a state of emergency in place since February gives the government draconian powers that it wields liberally; Cuba, where the idea of human rights have been discarded for decades; Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban's policies have targeted the media, the opposition, civil-society groups, and immigrants; Saudi Arabia, where widespread abuses and arbitrary arrests continue; China, which has long stifled dissent; and Egypt, which has effectively banned any criticism of the government.
Amid this, the U.S. departure was not unexpected. Last year Haley said that unless there were changes within the Council, the U.S. would "pursue the advancement of human rights outside of the Council." She repeated those remarks Tuesday, noting: "For too long, the Human Rights Council has been a protector of human rights abusers."

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 07/02/2019 09:22 AM
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RustyTruck

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Originally posted by: crankit

Fox watching the henhouse!!


Consider the current members of the Council: Venezuela, where President Nicolas Maduro has strangled the political opposition and free speech; the Philippines, where President Rodrigo Duterte's policies have resulted in extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers; Ethiopia, where a state of emergency in place since February gives the government draconian powers that it wields liberally; Cuba, where the idea of human rights have been discarded for decades; Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban's policies have targeted the media, the opposition, civil-society groups, and immigrants; Saudi Arabia, where widespread abuses and arbitrary arrests continue; China, which has long stifled dissent; and Egypt, which has effectively banned any criticism of the government.


Amid this, the U.S. departure was not unexpected. Last year Haley said that unless there were changes within the Council, the U.S. would "pursue the advancement of human rights outside of the Council." She repeated those remarks Tuesday, noting: "For too long, the Human Rights Council has been a protector of human rights abusers."



The General Assembly today elected 18 States to the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for promoting and protecting all human rights around the globe.

By secret ballot, the Assembly elected Argentina, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Czechia, Denmark, Eritrea, Fiji, India, Italy, Philippines, Somalia, Togo and Uruguay. All 18 members will serve three-year terms beginning on 1 January 2019.

http://www.un.org/press/en/2018/ga12077.doc.htm

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 07/02/2019 10:16 AM
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gdudewe

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It has always been hypocritical for the USA to b in it any way.

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 07/02/2019 10:45 AM
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tpapablo

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Originally posted by: 3rdworldlover Good news is we fit in with our remaining allies, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
Who cares? It is a propaganda group that is anti-American and Anti Israel. We should have no part of it. Should have been done years ago.

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 07/02/2019 10:53 AM
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Both the United States and Israel are actively engaged in systematic human rights abuses, so...

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 07/02/2019 11:38 AM
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tpapablo

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Originally posted by: RustyTruck Both the United States and Israel are actively engaged in systematic human rights abuses, so...
America is evil, huh? You know, that is a good campaign slogan for the dem candidates. A sure fire winner, if you ask me.

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Originally posted by: crankit <------------I'm just a big ol hen, watching the FoxNewshouse!!


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 07/02/2019 11:50 AM
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gdudewe

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Originally posted by: tpapablo

Originally posted by: RustyTruck

Both the United States and Israel are actively engaged in systematic human rights abuses, so...


America is evil, huh? You know, that is a good campaign slogan for the dem candidates. A sure fire winner, if you ask me.


Nobody asked you though.

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 07/02/2019 12:12 PM
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Cole

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Vote Trump out. Let's make America great again.
 07/02/2019 12:39 PM
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WG

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America is good
Trump is evil
Make America act Good again
Vote against President Pence in 2020

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 07/02/2019 12:56 PM
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cheaterfiveo

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Originally posted by: RustyTruck

A dark shadow is cast over north america by the rise of mainstream neofascism.


Oh the horrors, the UN bastion of lefty pussies and American commie wannabes
Good teach those wanks a lesson

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Edited: 07/02/2019 at 12:57 PM by cheaterfiveo
 07/02/2019 01:27 PM
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RustyTruck

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Originally posted by: cheaterfiveo

Originally posted by: RustyTruck



A dark shadow is cast over north america by the rise of mainstream neofascism.




Oh the horrors, the UN bastion of lefty pussies and American commie wannabes

Good teach those wanks a lesson


Left pussies? This morning we were violent Antifa street thugs, remember?

Cement milkshakes man!

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 07/02/2019 01:31 PM
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Cole

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Originally posted by: WG

America is good

Trump is evil

Make America act Good again

Vote against President Pence in 2020


Most of America is good. Lest we forget a large percentage are asshole, racist, homophobic fraidy cats, who can't deal with the changing world around them.

 07/02/2019 01:49 PM
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Fish Killer

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Originally posted by: Cole

Originally posted by: WG



America is good



Trump is evil



Make America act Good again



Vote against President Pence in 2020




Most of America is good. Lest we forget a large percentage are asshole, racist, homophobic fraidy cats, who can't deal with the changing world around them.




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