Didn’t You Love the 70s?

According to Pascal Bruckner, who advocates a boycott of the second UN Conference against Racism (which should have been done to the first): “In a nutshell: Anti-racism in the UN has become the ideology of totalitarian regimes who use it in their own interests. Dictatorships or notorious half-dictatorships (Libya, Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Cuba etc.) co-opt democratic language and instrumentalise legal standards, to position themselves against democracies without ever putting turning the questions on themselves.”

When it comes to human rights, the renamed/retreaded United Nations Human Rights Commission/Council is the Soviet Bloc redux.