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US expected to quit UN human rights panel over perceived anti-Israel bias

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:42
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Sources say attempts at reform have failed to satisfy US, which claims the council is stacked with opponents of Israel

Talks over how to reform the United Nations human rights council have failed to meet US demands, activists and diplomats said, suggesting the Trump administration will quit the panel, whose session opens on Monday.

Nikki Haley, Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, publicly told the council a year ago that Washington might leave the body unless a “chronic anti-Israel bias” were removed.

The council, set up in 2006, has a permanent standing agenda item on suspected violations by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territories. Washington wants it removed. The US says the council is stacked with opponents of Israel. It boycotted it for three years under George W Bush then rejoined under Barack Obama in 2009.

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