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KSA to head up UNHCR. Unbelievable.

Old Sep 23rd 2015, 11:04 am
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Default KSA to head up UNHCR. Unbelievable.

I take it everyone has seen this story?

Fury after Saudi Arabia 'chosen to head key UN human rights panel' - World - News - The Independent


This makes a total mockery of the Human Rights Committee. How can a country that allows stoning, crucifiction, beheading etc be permitted to take on this role? It's a disgrace.
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Old Sep 23rd 2015, 5:16 pm
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They or another Human Rights body were looking to build a headquarters in the Diplomatic Quarter in Riyadh. I thought that was odd when it dropped on my desk
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Old Sep 24th 2015, 7:14 pm
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how can Tony Blair be a Middle East Peace Envoy?

The world is full of mysteries.
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Old Sep 28th 2015, 8:49 am
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Default Re: KSA to head up UNHCR. Unbelievable.

or Obama win the Nobel Peace Prize?

For those of you surprised by this: Get out more.
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Old Sep 29th 2015, 4:48 am
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Goodness grief. HOw does this ever happen?
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Old Sep 29th 2015, 8:47 am
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I'm talking to YOU Scamp
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Old Sep 29th 2015, 9:17 am
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Originally Posted by sicklyman View Post
I'm talking to YOU Scamp
Cool, well done you. If you think it's acceptable for Saudi Arabia with their current and previous human rights records to be given the lead a Human Rights panel then you, sir, need to get out more.
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heh... and I thought teaching Saudi youth to read English was hard. Seems like Scamp would prove more difficult!
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Old Oct 1st 2015, 9:04 am
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Originally Posted by sicklyman View Post
heh... and I thought teaching Saudi youth to read English was hard. Seems like Scamp would prove more difficult!
Do you think it's acceptable for Saudi Arabia with their current and previous human rights records to be given the lead a Human Rights panel?
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Do you think it's acceptable for Saudi Arabia with their current and previous human rights records to be given the lead a Human Rights panel?
think you've misread something here bud, sicklyman is on the same page as you
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Old Oct 1st 2015, 10:33 am
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Goodness grief. HOw does this ever happen?
i cant find the link now but it seems a cable leak shows that it was the UK wot did it
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Originally Posted by shiva View Post
i cant find the link now but it seems a cable leak shows that it was the UK wot did it
It just screams of idiotic politics doesn't it.
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Old Oct 4th 2015, 9:30 am
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Originally Posted by Brains1983 View Post
think you've misread something here bud, sicklyman is on the same page as you
Wonder if Scamp gets that now...
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Old Oct 4th 2015, 10:13 am
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Originally Posted by sicklyman View Post
Wonder if Scamp gets that now...
I tried piecing together your riddles but gave up and started teaching some Saudi's English instead.
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Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
teaching Saudi's English instead.
great. Let me know if you want to borrow a grammar reference for those tricky plural v possessive issues.
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