November 1, 2010
The United States this week will undergo its first appraisal by the U.N. Human Rights Council, and one of the issues likely to be raised – thanks to the Obama administration – is Arizona’s new immigration law.
On Friday, representatives of HRC member states, observer countries and non-governmental organizations will evaluate the U.S. human rights record in a three-hour “interactive dialogue” at HRC headquarters in Geneva.
Known as the “universal periodic review” (UPR), the process is one every U.N. member state is expected to go through every four years.
This article was posted: Monday, November 1, 2010 at 2:35 pm