Cuba condemns US slander in human rights report

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parilla said on Tuesday that the slander against his country contained in the US State Department’s latest human rights report is unacceptable.

Via Twitter, the Foreign Secretary indicated that this was a futile attempt to mask Washington’s interventionist and meddling behavior.

According to Rodriguez Parilla, the United States, which has a shameful history of rape and abuse of its own citizens, should refrain from stigmatizing others.

A United States government paper examining human rights practices in 198 countries does not include the reality of their own territory, where, according to the United Nations annual report on the same subject, people of African descent are nearly three times more likely to be killed by police than whites. People.

By the way, Volker Türk, the UN High Commissioner, cited the example of the brutal death of Tyr Nichols two months ago in Memphis, USA, at the 52nd session of the Human Rights Council.

The official said that this fact was particularly famous not only because of the severity of the violence used and the fact that it was recorded on video, but also because of the immediate reaction to the prosecution of the agents involved, when in general in this country cases end up that the perpetrators are brought to justice.

(Taken from ASN)

Source: Juventud Rebelde


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