On Thursday, I spoke with CCTV America about Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and other repressive governments reported to be supporting U.S. actions against the armed group calling itself “Islamic State.”
I spoke with CCTV News Anchor Susan Roberts about Israel, Hamas, and Gaza yesterday evening. CCTV is a global Chinese network.
You can watch the full interview here.
“The president’s silence demonstrates once again that when it comes to human rights, the U.S. holds repressive allies to a much lower standard than adversaries,” said Sunjeev Bery, Amnest International USA’s advocacy director for the Middle East and North Africa.
March 29, 2014
On Wednesday, I’ll be speaking about human rights in Bahrain at a DC panel organized by Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB).
More info here, or see below:
Under the Universal Periodic Review, every country in the world goes through a human rights review by its peers in the United Nations. How has Bahrain fared under its review? How well has Bahrain’s government implemented the recommendations of governments and civil society?
On Wednesday, I will get into the details when it comes to this repressive ally of the United States.