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Shocking! UN Human Rights Body Elects Slave State Mauritania as VP!


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Carola
- 616 days ago - canadafreepress.com
Arab Muslims have enslaved black Africans for 1400 years & there are 800,000 slaves now in Mauritania . The Human Rights Council also has the Maldives as a VP which allows no religion other than Islam & persecute non-Muslims. It mocks 'human rights' value



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Carola May (20)
Monday December 10, 2012, 11:20 pm
Here's the story:

'“Human Rights Day Marred by Election of Slave-holding Mauritania as VP of UN Human Rights Council” UN Watch.org

GENEVA, Dec. 10 – UN Watch condemned today’s election of Mauritania, a country that allows 800,000 of its citizens to live as slaves, as Vice-President of the UN Human Rights Council.

In addition, the Geneva-based group also announced the failure of its yearlong campaign, with 55 MPs and NGOs, to get UNESCO to remove Syria from its human rights committee.

1. Mauritania Elected Today as VP of UN Human Rights Council

The UN Human Rights Council met today in Geneva and elected Mauritania as its Vice-President and Rapporteur for the next year, the second highest position at the world’s top human rights body.

“It is obscene for the U.N. to use the occasion of Human Rights Day, when we commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to elect the world’s worst enabler of slavery to this prestigious post,” said Hillel Neuer, UN Watch executive director.

“The U.N. is making an arsonist head of the fire department. It defies both morality and common sense.”

According to a recent report by the Guardian, “up to 800,000 people in a nation of 3.5 million remain chattels,” with power and wealth overwhelmingly concentrated among lighter-skinned Moors, “leaving slave-descended darker-skinned Moors and black Africans on the edges of society.”

In today’s session, Poland was elected president, while Ecuador, Maldives, and Switzerland were also elected as vice-presidents.

Neuer also objected to Ecuador’s election, citing its “notorious record of censoring independent journalists and shutting down newspapers.”

UN Watch expressed regret that while the dictatorship of Belarus took the floor in today’s meeting to criticize the election of Poland, none of the democracies said a word about the election of Mauritania or Ecuador.'
 

Rob and Jay B. (122)
Monday December 10, 2012, 11:36 pm
An absolute outrage! The UN sinks to new and lower levels all the time. The Human Rights Council and other Human Rights bodies have been packed with some of the most brutal and oppressive regimes on earth. How can the Human Rights Council do anything about Human Rights when the worst abusers are the ones making the decisions??? Last year when this council brought up a resolution to include LGBT people in human rights laws every Muslim ruled country opposed them! They have their own Cairo Declaration which is based on bigoted, intolerant and brutal Sharia law. Incredible!

We posted a similar outrage just last month (http://www.care2.com/news/member/296771588/3483666 ) when the UN elected Sudan to its 54-member Economic and Social Council, a top U.N. body that regulates human rights groups, oversees U.N. committees on women's rights, and crafts resolutions from Internet freedom to female genital mutilation. Sudan still takes black African Christians and Anamists from the South as slaves, many as sex slaves (condoned in Islam since Mohammed had a whole harem of captured sex slaves).

This must spell the end of even the paltry efforts for human rights in the UN up to now, now that it is packed by anti-human rights states. The OIC (Org. of Islamic Conference, the 57 countries Muslim ruled or dominated countries) is the largest voting block in the UN now and it rejects the UN's Universal Declaration on Human Rights as it contradicts Islamic Law which will not recognize the equal rights of women, children, non-Muslims or LGBT people (which it commands should be killed), and it opposes freedom of religion, speech, conscience and press which no Muslim occupied land allows.

The UN seems to have outlived any good it might have done now that it seems to be taken over by the very countries and despots it should be out to contain. Sad.
 

Hilary S. (45)
Monday December 10, 2012, 11:52 pm
if you never thought so before, surely this will awaken you to the travesty the human rights council really is, and to the utter immorality of UNESCO. some say the UN may have problems, but there's nothing better around these days. i say that it is guided more by pecuniary interests and greed, and that the humanitarian principles it was founded on are long forgotten.

you know, we read that slavery is a thing of the past, a blight on the history of the world. this surely shows that it is a blight on the world we live in, and that humanity has a looong way to go.
 

Stan B. (124)
Monday December 10, 2012, 11:59 pm
This is symptomatic of the crazy, mixed up world in which we live.

I never give a cent to any organisation connected to the United Nations. We need to close it down and start again with something new.
 

Carol Dreeszen (364)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 12:01 am
This is so upsetting to see young children like this in chains!!!! What an outrage of humanity!!!!
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 12:28 am
Noted! Really unbelievable! Just laughable! What can we make of the UN after this action?
 

Carola May (20)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 12:28 am
Something weird is happening with this posting. All the comments have disappeared...Hmmm
 

Carola May (20)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 12:29 am
Oh, now they've come back!

Isn't this an outrage?!
 

Ben Oscarsito (352)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 6:46 am
Un-freaking-believable! (It doesn't surprise me at all though...)
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 6:47 am
TRAVESTY!
 

Beth S. (323)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 3:35 pm
I would say "incredible", which it is, and "horrible" which it also is, yet I've known about Islam allowing slavery for some time. What's not even included in these statistics are the virtual slaves made out of domestic servants who come believe they have been hired for pay in many Arab countries. This is just horrible and shameful, and I hope the world wakes up to this.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 12:36 pm
Just more proof that the UN is an agency of the elite, not the people!
 

Jaime A. (32)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 1:10 pm
This is crazy.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 4:02 pm
How quaint--is this joining them because they can't beat them?
 

janet f. (29)
Wednesday December 12, 2012, 4:50 pm
I've always hated the UN. This is so not shocking.
 

Deborah W. (6)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 6:29 am
Welcome to The New World Order ... of which the United States, as a continuing member, is now nothing more than another version of third World Nations. Stay tuned, more to come.
 

Carola May (20)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 9:56 am
Why is Care 2 censoring comments that are not untrue or obnoxious? They've removed the comments from Rahman Q, they do that routinely to anyone who appears to be an ex-Muslim and comments with quotes about islam's hate teachings. They also removed a comment that was up for a while from Carola M, who posted this important article, just for asking why they were censoring perfectly civilized comments.

Just watch this comment disappear now for pointing out Care2's censorship. They seem to have an agenda to promote and don't like much for anyone to point out the flaws in it. Carola asked a good question - 'who is actually funding Care2'. Knowing that would make their agenda and censorship more understandable. We have an idea who that would be too. Could it have something to do with oil revenues?
 

Bernard Cronyn (30)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 10:27 am
The UN consistently renders itself more irrelevant by the hour.
 

Beth S. (323)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 11:23 am
Why is CAIR2 censoring Rahman's comments? He is speaking from the heart and experience. He is a very loving person. I have personally met him. He knows first hand of the cruelty of Islam and the light and love of Christianity. His faith is very strong and YOU, CARE2, ARE STOPPING HIM FROM TELLING THE TRUTH! Some Caring....

WHAT ARE YOU SO AFRAID OF CARE2, THAT SOMEONE WHO HAS FOUND PEACE AND LOVE IN CHRISTIANITY AND HAS TURNED AWAY FROM ISLAM?

YOUR FOR BEING FREE TO SELF-EXPRESSION IS A LIE. CARE2 YOU ARE HYPOCRITS! THIS IS A FREE COUNTRY AND PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE WHATEVER RELIGION THEY WANT TO!

WHY DO YOU HAVE TO PROMOTE ISLAM AND DENIGRATE CHRISTIANITY?

YOU, CARE2, MUST BE AN ISLAMIC FRONT GROUP.

ONLY THE WEAK AND SCARED ARE AFRAID TO LET PEOPLE LIKE RAHMAN TELL HIS STORY AND THE TRUTH ABOUT ISLAM.

AND I DON'T BLAME YOU CARE2, BECAUSE ISLAM IS A HORRIBLE IDEOLOGY.

I WANT TO HEAR WHAT RACHMAN SAYS. WE ALL DO HERE. LET HIM SPEAK!!!!
 

Melania Padilla (176)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 3:46 pm
What the hell! Thanks for posting
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 8:51 pm
United Nations - nothing unified here. Just a body of people - without any real agenda - except to stay on board the gravy train. They have never had any interest in Human Rights.........first criteria is you have to think like a Human - they don't. Thanks Carola.
 

Rob and Jay B. (122)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 11:45 pm
Carola and Beth, we also notice that Rahman's informed comments have been removed and find it disturbing. He is never insulting in them, but has a great store of information about Islam and his background in Islam gives him a lot of authority on the subject. So why does Care2 keep silencing him (this isn't the first time we've seen his comments censored). So much for freedom of speech.
 

Carola May (20)
Thursday December 13, 2012, 11:58 pm
A friend has just informed me that I sound weird in my comment about Rahman's comments being removed, as if I'm writing about someone else. Sorry, I guess it's just my way of pointing something out even if it concerns me. Just one of my quirks. Don't mean to confuse anyone :)

BTW, I noticed that Gillian also commented on comments being removed (very nicely) and her comment was removed too! Big Brother is watching us and deciding what information we are allowed to tell. This prohibition on free and civilised speech is very alarming! An ex Muslim isn't allowed to share his great knowledge of Islam and why he left it and others are not allowed to criticise Care2 for censorship?

It's one thing to remove comments from people who are insulting, crude and/or hostile, which doesn't often happen, but to censor legitimate feelings, beliefs and comments filled with sources and facts, as Rahman does, is really awful.
 

Nancy Black (301)
Friday December 14, 2012, 4:44 pm
Noted, tweeted, tweeted, and shared. Probably there is some political reason for such an action, but I find it offensive, and I am glad that many others do. Something is rotten in Denmark or should I say the UN when a nation that advocates the owning of slaves is made VP of UN Human Rights Committee.
 
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