Saudi Arabia has failed to gain membership in the UN Human Rights Council. Defeat comes in Tuesday’s vote.
Earlier, Human Rights Watch accused Saudi Arabia of human rights abuses. Not to include the country in any human rights forum; The organization also called on the world community.
The issue of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi came up. 48 countries participated in the UNHRC membership elections. So, 15 countries including China, Russia, Cuba have won for the next three years. Saudi Arabia lost four seats in the Asia-Pacific region.
HRW says Saudi Arabia is heavily involved in human rights abuses. The country continues to face repression against human rights activists and political dissidents.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.