Les Saoudiens viennent d’accéder à la commission des droits de l’homme.
Aucun doute: la chasse tous azimuths contre l’héritage des Lumières est ouverte.
Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth said it was inevitable some rights foes would win seats but « the important step is that we have made real progress » over the discredited Human Rights Commission, shut down in March.
« It doesn’t guarantee that the council will be a success, but it is a step in the right direction, » Roth said.
Mais les USA peuvent garder la tête haute:
The United States, an outspoken critic of the old human rights commission, had decided against seeking a seat this year after voting against its creation, arguing barriers were too low to keep rights abusers from winning a seat.