UN General Assembly suspends Russia from Human Rights Council | The Guardian Nigeria News


The UN General Assembly voted Thursday to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council as punishment for the invasion of Ukraine. Of the 193 members of the assembly, 93 voted in favor of suspension while 24 voted against and 58 abstained, suggesting weakening international unity against Russia. It was the second ever suspension of…

Sergiy Kyslytsya, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, speaks as members of the United Nations General Assembly meet for a continuation of the Eleventh Emergency Special Session on the invasion of Ukraine on April 07, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)

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