US living with Orwellian idea of human rights: Kevin Barrett


An analyst says the US as a human rights champion is an Orwellian notion and it has no right being on anybody's human rights council.

The United States has applied as a candidate for membership on the United Nations Human Rights Council, which will be voted on at an upcoming UN General Assembly. Iran has called on all UN members to oppose membership to the US saying it is not qualified for membership.

Press TV has interviewed Dr. Kevin Barrett, author and Islamic studies expert, Madison about what it says about the notion of human rights if the United States is permitted to become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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