Here's something to be somewhat cheerful about.
Ireland won a seat at the UNHRC for the first time today. We won one of the three seats available to 'The West' along with the US and ze Germans.
Now that we have dealt to a certain extent with our own human rights abuses of the past, maybe we can offer the world our own perspective in overcoming them. Anyway, it will be interesting to see what moves we will make in relation to Palestine.
Ireland wins seat on UN Human Rights Council - RT News
The council was created by the UN General Assembly in 2006 as the main human rights body of the UN.
It is made up of 47 elected member states and meets in three regular sessions throughout the year.