PREVENTABLE CALAMITIES” AND WORRYING TRENDS IN HUMAN RIGHTS AROUND THE WORLD

PREVENTABLE CALAMITIES” AND WORRYING TRENDS IN HUMAN RIGHTS AROUND THE WORLD

Distinguished President of the Council, Director-General, Excellencies Colleagues and friends (Issued as received) When the Inter-American Commission announces it has to cut its personnel by forty percent – and when States have already withdrawn from it and the Inter-American Court; When States Parties have threatened to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court – and, even more recently, others threaten to leave the United Nations, or the European Court of Human Rights…

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