I Will Not Stay Silent. Our Leaders Are Failing Human Rights.
Kashmir Updates - Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein - May 06, 2019
I spent four years defending human rights at the U.N. — and they’ve never been more at risk.
In the video Op-Ed above, a former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, argues that world leaders are weak, shortsighted and mediocre, and no longer willing or able to defend human rights. Abuses used to be called out and stopped, and human rights offenders had something to fear. Today, they are met with silence instead.