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Quick Thoughts on Special Rapporteur Sheila Keetharuth Presentation to UN Assembly

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Sheila B. Keetharuth, member of the former Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea and Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea as well, encouraged the General Assembly to adopt a resolution submitting the Commission’s report to the Security Council for possible referral of the situation to the International Criminal Court.

By Aghade*,

Listening to Special Rapporteur Ms. Sheila Keetharuth make her final presentation yesterday to UN Assembly’s 3rd Committee was very strange, to say the least.

Leaving aside the politically motivated report that she predictably wheeled out, Ms. Keetharuth surprised us with her request for some sort of administrative power over Eritrea so that she can help run the country as she sees it fit and supposedly free the people of Eritrea from Eritrea itself.

Her subliminal argument would have been considered a joke had she not actually made specific recommendations as part of her final commentary to the committee. Continue reading Quick Thoughts on Special Rapporteur Sheila Keetharuth Presentation to UN Assembly