Human Rights,  Syria

That’s what friends are for

AFP reports:

The UN Human Rights Council has voted to condemn “gross violations” of human rights in Syria following evidence security forces murdered and tortured dissidents.

Members in Geneva passed a resolution “strongly condemning the continued widespread, systematic and gross violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms by the Syrian authorities” while referring a report on the abuses to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Thirty-seven voted in favour of the resolution, six abstained while four countries – Russia, Cuba, Ecuador and China – voted against.

This one’s for you, Bashar. Just try to imagine this song performed by Vladimir Putin, Raul Castro, Rafael Correa and Hu Jintao:

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