Alf’s laughter after the naming of new appointments to the UN Human Rights Council could be heard throughout Eketahuna North.
The idea that the world’s human rights should be placed in the care of some of these countries (some would say all) is absurd.
According to the Press Release, six countries that have never previously served on the council are among 15 new members of the Geneva-based body.
It was all deliciously democratic and involved a round of balloting among UN Member States.
It would be great to know which ratbag countries NZ supported.