U.N. Human Rights Council Honors Hugo Chavez, But Is Silent on His Rights Record

Patrick Goodenough CNS News 3/6/2013

The U.N. Human Rights Council was criticized Wednesday for holding a minute of silence to honor Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, a decision that again illustrated the tension between the body’s actions and its professed commitment to upholding human rights around the world.

“He worked tirelessly not only for his people, […]