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US and the UNHRC
June 22,2018   By:chinahumanrights.org
June 22,2018-- The council was shunned by the Bush administration, which accused it of admitting states with poor rights records and having an anti-Israel bias.
 
In March, 2009, the Obama administration announced that it would seek to join the council as part of a broader strategy to create a new era of engagement with the rest of the world. The United States was then elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council for the first time in 2009
 
In June,2018, despite wide criticism, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the United States was withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council.
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