An analyst says the US as a human rights champion is an Orwellian notion
and it has no right being on anybody’s human rights council.
The United States has applied as a candidate for membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council,
which will be voted on at an upcoming UN General Assembly.
Iran has called on all UN members to oppose membership to the US
saying it is not qualified for membership.
Press TV has interviewed Dr. Kevin Barrett, author and Islamic studies expert,
about what it says about the notion of human rights
if the United States is permitted to become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council.