‘Utterly appalling’: UN Human Rights Council selects Venezuela, Libya, Sudan, Mauritania
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By John J. Metzler

UNITED NATIONS — You can’t make this up. Venezuela, a state marred by widespread human rights abuses, one whose government has created humanitarian violations and then callously blocked international humanitarian aid, has won a contested seat on the UN’s Human Rights Council in a three-way race for two seats.

Nicolas Maduro’s Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, a regime which has turned Venezuela’s former prosperity...

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