CUBA: Advocacy on Human Rights Council membership

Ahead of the 2020 election to the Human Rights Council, civil society raised awareness of the systematic human rights violations recorded in Cuba as well as the past role of Cuba on the Council.

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Civil society can take advantage of the visibility brought by membership of the UNHRC to blame, shame and give visibility to the violations committed by its members, exposing their contradictions. And we can do this both when they submit their candidacy and once they join the body.

Brian Schapira