A delegate from Cameroon gestures at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: AFP A delegate from Cameroon gestures at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: AFP
A delegate from Cameroon gestures at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: AFP

US accuses UN of ‘hypocrisy’ after it condemns police brutality and urges report on ‘systemic racism’

  • An initially strongly worded text proposed earlier this week had called for a high-level international investigation into police violence
  • The United States said the vote amounted to hypocrisy, and the council should focus on ‘systemic racial disparities’ in countries like Cuba and China

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A delegate from Cameroon gestures at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: AFP A delegate from Cameroon gestures at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: AFP
A delegate from Cameroon gestures at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: AFP
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