By now, most people probably have already broken their New Year’s resolutions, but for anyone a little late to the game, the United Nations Human Rights Council has a resolution to offer: standing up for human rights.
Check it out — there’s even a Twitter hashtag to show the world your commitment to human rights, and tweeting it will probably do as much for the cause as the council itself. Here are some of the luminaries among 2017’s membership, courtesy of UN Watch:
The UN will certainly be watching as the members of its Human Rights Council indulge in floggings, amputations, beheadings, assassinations, torture, disappearances, mass starvation, and more.
The UN is for real, all right, but as Garry Kasparov reminds us all, it’s certainly outlived its usefulness.