by Steve Huntley
For months, the streets of
Well, not exactly. Though the horrors of a theocratic-military regime brutally crushing dissent were spread via media around the world, all that has happened in Iran seems to have escaped the notice of the U.N. Human Rights Council.
Thanks to a just-released report by U.N. Watch, a Geneva-based monitor of the United Nations, we know the council has not introduced, much less adopted, a single resolution condemning
As reprehensible as the council's neglect of innocent Iranians is, it is not an isolated case. An analysis of 30 council resolutions showed that a majority, 18 of them, "turned a blind eye to the world's worst violations" of human rights, reports U.N. Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer.
For instance, the U.N.'s rights agency cited
It's not that the council doesn't see bad actors in the world, it's just that the bad actor nearly always turns out to be -- you guessed it --
The most notorious slander against
In an unprecedented effort to limit civilian casualties,
The Goldstone report seized on the civilian casualties and baseless accusations from Hamas to accuse
The best action would be a complete rejection of Goldstone because it is nothing less than an attempt to repudiate the way civilized nations are forced to fight back against terrorist cowards who plot and commit their atrocities from behind human shields.
U.N. Watch offers a long list of ways to improve the human rights council. Given its sorry record on
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