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The United Nations has been criticised for handing Saudi Arabia a key human rights role - despite the country having “arguably the worst record in the world” on freedoms for women, minorities and dissidents.

Critics, including the wife of imprisoned pro-democracy blogger Raif Badawi – sentenced to 1,000 lashes for blogging about free speech – labelled the appointment “scandalous”, saying it meant “oil trumps human rights”.

Mr Badawi’s wife, Ensaf Haidar, who is leading an international campaign to free her husband, said on Facebook that handing the role to Faisal bin Hassan Trad, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador at the UN in Geneva, was effectively “a green light to start flogging [him] again”.

UN Watch, an independent campaigning NGO, revealed Mr Trad, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador at the UN in Geneva, was elected as chair of a panel of independent experts on the UN Human Rights Council.



Ensaf Haidar, wife of jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi



As head of a five-strong group of diplomats, the influential role would give Mr Trad the power to select applicants from around the world for scores of expert roles in countries where the UN has a mandate on human rights.

Such experts are often described as the ‘crown jewels’ of the HRC, according to UN Watch, which has obtained official UN documents, dated 17 September, confirming the appointment.

UN Watch executive director Hillel Neuer said the appointment, made in June but unreported until now, may have been a consolation prize for the Saudis after they withdrew their bid to head the 47-nation council following international condemnation of the kingdom’s human rights record.

The Saudis’ bid emerged shortly after it posted a job advertisement for eight new executioners, to cope with what Amnesty International branded a “macabre spike” in the use of capital punishment, including beheadings, this year.



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Saudi arabia???????????
Waahabiism!!!


Human Rights!!!!



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"Oil trumps human rights"

Of course it does! It always has. Not a hidden secret.

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"Oil trumps human rights"

Of course it does! It always has. Not a hidden secret.
Yes, OIL trumps even God.

It is also because the US and allies are pro Saudi because Saudi Arabia is an "enemy" of Iran.

Ths world is going to shit and the hogs are going to eat it. The only thing keeping them from ripping each other apart is OPEC. Iran is vowing to increase exports so OPEC is going to Exceed projected exports.

We need to increase our own production. Theres plenty in the Gulf....Alaska...etc...

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Leading by example?

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That mole fucks with my eyes.


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Yes, OIL trumps even God.

It is also because the US and allies are pro Saudi because Saudi Arabia is an "enemy" of Iran.

Ths world is going to shit and the hogs are going to eat it. The only thing keeping them from ripping each other apart is OPEC. Iran is vowing to increase exports so OPEC is going to Exceed projected exports.

We need to increase our own production. Theres plenty in the Gulf....Alaska...etc...
Wow you just reminded me of a dream I had this morning - in short: a drunken party with Bush bragging about fracking.

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