By Marcus Dysch
September 29, 2009
Ron Prosor, Israeli ambassador to the UK, has an excellent comment piece in today’s Times, taking a hefty swipe at the UN Human Rights Council and the Goldstone report.
He doesn’t mince his words:
Since its inception in 2006, the UNHRC has included such champions of liberal values as Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Cuba. There is no doubting the comic value of such membership. Analogies spring to mind of Jack the Ripper leading a disciplinary inquiry at Scotland Yard, or Dr Harold Shipman chairing a panel discussion on medical care for the elderly. Yet for Israel, on the receiving end of this surreal hypocrisy, it is no laughing matter.
The whole article is well worth a read here.