The United States was urged Thursday to "step up and prioritize human rights in domestic policy" in response to its reelection to the United Nations Human Rights Council. The U.S. was among the 18 members the U.N. General Assembly elected for the human rights body for a three-year term beginning next year.

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  • US, Iran return to same negotiating table
    The U.S. and Iran on Monday held their seventh round of indirect talks as part of efforts to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, more than five months after the last discussions took place in Vienna.The ...
    11/29/2021 - 10:19 am | View Link
  • Biden's immigration policies fail families, weaken national security
    Contrary to his promises, Biden has kept one of the Trump administration’s worst policies on the books: Title 42, which, against the advice of medical experts, uses the pandemic as an excuse to ...
    11/29/2021 - 12:31 am | View Link
  • Rick Wilson: 'We show people how to fight'
    Rick Wilson, a caustic opponent of former President Donald Trump and co-founder of the Lincoln Project, is drawing (maybe even more than the usual amount) scorn and ire from fellow Trump critics over ...
    11/28/2021 - 9:58 pm | View Link
  • Honduras Election: Opposition Candidate Takes Big Early Lead
    Opposition candidate Xiomara Castro, the wife of a former leftist president who was deposed, took a commanding early lead, but determining a winner may take days. Both main parties have claimed ...
    11/28/2021 - 6:46 am | View Link
  • Keep the enemy closer
    Democrats are embarking on an aggressive comms operation in hopes of selling the president’s recent legislative achievements and reverse his plummeting approval ratings. But what if their approach is ...
    11/19/2021 - 8:52 am | View Link
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  • Bo Polny: The World Reborn! Trump Returns, 3-Digit Silver ...
    Trump is coming back, and the world is about to be “Reborn”. The world is about to look very different. Bo has been telling us since November that they key dates to watch were NOT in November or December or even January.
    11/29/2021 - 1:33 am | View Website
  • Q&A: Trump Administration’s ...
    Human Rights Watch | 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor | New York, NY 10118-3299 USA | t Human Rights Watch is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit registered in the US under EIN: 13-2875808 Human ...
    11/25/2021 - 1:59 am | View Website
  • Trump Is Still Desperate to Keep His Tax Returns Out of ...
    “No one believes that Chairman Neal requested President Trump’s tax returns so he can study legislation about IRS audits. No one. ... Democrats drop basic human rights from Biden bill.
    11/23/2021 - 8:28 am | View Website
  • After exiting under President Trump, U.S. returns to UN’s ...
    After exiting under President Trump, U.S. returns to UN’s surreal Human Rights Council added by Editor One on October 21, 2021 View all posts by Editor One → Share on Facebook
    11/22/2021 - 7:39 am | View Website
  • With Trump Gone, US Returns To US Human Rights Council ...
    "The Biden administration must take bold action to advance human rights and racial justice at home and abroad." In 2018, then-President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley accusing the body of having a "chronic bias against Israel" and being a "self-serving organization that makes a mockery of human rights."
    11/21/2021 - 2:57 pm | View Website
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