U.N. Human Rights Chief Condemns ‘Ugly’ Tone of U.S. Election

And there was little doubt who he was talking about

The head of the United Nations Human Rights Office challenged the rhetoric of Republican presidential contender Donald Trump in a speech Friday, saying he and other presidential candidates had resurrected the “ugly phantom of racial and religious division.”

In a reference to Trump, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, U.N. high commissioner for human rights, rued that “a front-running candidate to be President of this country declared, just a few months ago, his enthusiastic support for torture,” before condemning “hateful slander” leveled at foreigners.

He continued: “To casually toss this gasoline onto the smouldering embers of fear is to risk great harm to a great nation.”

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I got a great idea, get the U.N. out of our country, don't need them, don't want them!
Obama and a lot of democrats wanted to give up our right to keep and bear arms, tell them to go to hell and get the hell out of the U.N.

For 30-40 years, we have been condemning this useless Organization, and it continues.     If this man is offended, I could suggest he mind his own friggin business, not ours.    Too sensitive, well, leave, because this is a Country who doesn't give a rat's ass about what you think. Take your whole corrupt "Make-Believe" organization with you.

The U.N. has become what it was supposed to be standing against:  HATE, CRUELTY, VIOLENCE, TERRORISM, TYRANNY:

Corrupt United Nations Troops are engaging in Sex Trafficking Children

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According to a watchdog group Transparency International Defence and Security Programme, the examination of 30 countries that provide troops for the United Nations’ peace keeping force has discovered that not only are their militaries the most corrupt, but that many are involved in sex trafficking of children.

The report, which was released on Sunday, cited the corruption of these countries on a scale of A to F. According to the report:

The top 30 Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to UN peacekeeping operations are amongst those most at risk of defence corruption, according to new research from Transparency International.

Bangladesh, India and Ethiopia make up over one quarter of all UN peacekeeping troops, yet have been judged to be at either a very high or high risk of corruption in their armed forces. Transparency International’s Government Defence Corruption Index graded states from A to F on their risk of defence corruption, with A representing the best and F the lowest end of the scale.

Of the top 30 TCC’s only Italy (C) scores higher than a D, whilst six states received F grades, meaning they are at a critical risk of defence corruption. The UN relies on individual TCC’s to discipline misconduct by troops whilst on missions, yet there is no evidence that breaches of codes of conduct such as engaging in corrupt activities are addressed.

Major Troop Contributing Countries, including Bangladesh, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Morocco, Rwanda, and South Africa, do not train their troops and commanders on how to fight corruption in mission environments before they deploy.

Though UN officials did not dispute the findings, they claim that they have been engaged in dealing with the corruption.

TIDSP Director Katherine Dixon said, “UN peacekeepers operate in some of the most fragile environments in the world, so it is extremely concerning that the majority of defence forces contributing to operations are at such a high risk of corruption. This does little to instill confidence that troops on the ground are behaving with integrity. And recent allegations of gross misconduct carried out by peacekeeping troops prove just how real the threat is.”

“We continue to support the UN’s efforts to ensure that those deployed on peace operations set the highest standards and do not risk contributing to the instability they’re trying to stop,” she added. “But we should be under no illusions that this is a toughchallenge.”

Nick Birnback, a spokesman for United Nations peacekeeping said, “There are a full range of audit and independent oversight systems that are in place to protect against such risks once individual units deploy to peacekeeping operations.”

We all know that we can trust the UN, right? After all, last month, Sputnik reported:

Over 100 girls from a province in the Central African Republic claim they were sexually abused by UN peacekeepers, the AIDS-Free World’s campaign Code Blue reported. Co-founder of Code Blue Paula Donovan told Radio Sputnik that the reports are just the tip of the iceberg.

According to Donovan, the United Nations has been deliberately concealing the information about sex crimes committed by peacekeepers for the sake of its reputation, leaving ‘thousands’ of victims without hope.

“The United Nations by being so slow and so secretive and so careful about their reputation, they’re actually culpable in these crimes,” she argued.

Donovan said that documents in the recent case were leaked to her organization by an insider, and that the data they received included correspondence and notes from meetings that imply that the victims were interviewed two weeks before the information was released and that the UN was notified but — for unknown reasons — never informed the civilian population or the governments involved.

“Despite the fact that the Secretary General is saying that he is going to be more transparent, that just doesn’t ring true when he holds back this information and his staff holds back this information for such a long time,” Donovan said.

She accused the UN of creating a culture of impunity where the perpetrators never come to justice and are being released back to the community like there was no crime.

Apparently, this has been going on for decades. It’s also unsurprising.

As Joshua Krause pointed out in January, “Though it hasn’t seen much circulation in the American media, the rest of the world has been thoroughly appalled by a string of sexual abuse cases stemming from a UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic. Over the course of 14 months, employees of the mission have been accused of sexual abuse or exploitation on 22 separate occasions.”

“Shortly after Ban Ki Moon issued a zero tolerance policy on sex abuse, and only a month after the UN released a report that claimed “the credibility of the UN and peacekeeping operations are in jeopardy” from these cases, another incident has popped up,” Krause added. “Investigators found that 4 peacekeepers apparently paid girls as young as 13 for sex at a camp for internally displaced refugees.”

Krause also said it only cost these animals 50 cents each!

Here’s a question for presidential, as well as congressional candidates, which of you people are going to get the US out of the United Nations and get the United Nations out of the US?

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The U.N should keep out of U.S. politics.....It might be nice if it would move out of NYC and out of the USA too.

Screw the UN. Send them to Stockholm and destroy the eye sore in NYC. They're a bunch of commie wannabees.

I as a taxpaying citizen of this great country don't give a stinking rats behind what this UN flunky has to say about our political system. Zeid Al Hussein, Ban Ki-moon and other losers have been critical of the US for years. Their base of operations is in NYC where they live high on the hog while we pick up the tab. Hussein needs a big cup of STFU juice and mind his own business. He wants to talk about Trump well sir how about you and Bonk head-moon address your troops abusing women and girls in Haiti last year. How's that investigation going? The UN needs to be removed from NYC and placed in say Shanghai, Havana or Tehran. That way this blowhard can stop being funded primarily by my tax dollars and their headquarters can be in a country more to their way of thinking.  

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Deep State Treason:  Former State Dept. Official Under Trump Tells China To Quit Negotiating Until Trump Is Removed In 2020

Deep state traitors no longer hide their deep hatred for the American people —

Mrs. Susan Thornton, the former acting assistant secretary of state in the Trump administration, told her Beijing audience to stop negotiating until President Trump is removed from office in 2020.

Until July 2018, she was Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of State and led East Asia policy making amid crises with North Korea, escalating trade tensions with China, and a fast-changing international environment.

The Conservative Treehouse and The South China Morning News reported:

A former official in the Trump administration has said that China can weather the storm brought by the trade war with the United States but might have to “keep steady, keep their heads down and wait” for change in the White House.

Susan Thornton, former acting assistant secretary of state to US President Donald Trump, told a gathering in Shanghai on Wednesday that she hoped a trade deal between the US and China could be concluded by next month.

But the reality was that it would “take a while” for China and the US to talk about cooperation again, Thornton, who in 20 years rose to become the US State Department’s chief negotiator for East Asia and Pacific affairs, told the South China Morning Post.

“I want to be optimistic,” said Thornton, whose 27-year career in Washington ended in July. “I tell all our foreign counterparts they should keep steady, keep their heads down and wait. [They should] try to not let anything change dramatically.”

“If this sceptical attitude towards talking diplomacy continues in this administration, you might have to wait till another administration,” Thornton said at an event held by National Committee of US-China relations and Shanghai’s American Chamber.

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