Re: Canada votes alone for IsraelJan 18th, 2009
The vote before the Geneva-based body shows the Stephen Harper government has abandoned a more even-handed approach to the Middle East in favour of unalloyed support of Israel, according to some long-time observers.
Also, the current UN Human Rights Council is a sham, you currently can't bring a complaint that would make Islam look bad or that would call into question the practices of Sharia law.
In the following transcript, David Littman, making a joint statement for the Association for World Education and the International Humanist and Ethical Union against female genital mutilation (FGM) is continually called on points of order by islamic countries for potentially making Islam look bad.
U.N. Ruling: Islamic Sharia Taboo in Human Rights Council Debates at View from Geneva (external - login to view)