ignoring human rights abuses elsewhere - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • mark
    • 25.03.10 | 08:56 (IST)

    The veto-wielding US always sides with Israel in the UN, claiming the world's only global institution of democracy is biased as it ignores the human rights abuses of other states. Translation, "The US ignores the human rights abuses of other states." If it's good for business, good for the arms trade, good for strategic advantage, what's the harm in a little human rights abuse? Follow suit, world. What's good for Israel is good for the gander. Oppress as you like, just steer clear of our bottom line.

    from the article: UN Human Rights Council passes 3 resolutions condemning Israel
    First published 21:42 24.03.10 | Last updated 01:32 25.03.10
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