[From the web] AFAD Expresses Concern over the Election of India, Philippines and Bangladesh in the United Nations Human Rights Council

AFAD Expresses Concern over the Election of India, Philippines and Bangladesh in the United Nations Human Rights Council

The Asian Federation Against Enforced Disappearances (AFAD) expresses serious concern over the election of some of the 18 new member states into the United Nations Human Rights Council. Among the elected states of the Asia Pacific region, AFAD has membership from India, Bangladesh and the Philippines. These States have shown consistent disregard for human rights of their people and have been oppressive and authoritarian in their functioning instead of being democratic.

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