The UN and Unesco

Reader comment on: To the UN and UNESCO: Don't Try to Fence Us In!

Submitted by Frances Weingarten, Jun 28, 2016 18:26

I agree with Amir Taheri's position but am looking at the UN, including Unesco, from a different position. Given that a majority of the countries in these organizations are totalitarian, lacking in human rights, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and a host of other areas, I often wonder why the democratic countries of the world choose to remain in and support this unacceptable majority. It is my belief that it is long past time that all democratic countries left the UN and formed their own organization. I would very much like to know if this possible and if not, why not.

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