Foreign Policy World's 'most flagrant abusers' set to join UN Human Rights Council

Among the nations poised to join the UN Human Rights Council are Saudi Arabia, China, and Russia, which have all stymied attempts by the council to look into their human-rights records.

By , Staff writer

Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone/AP

Saudi Arabia, China, Cuba, Vietnam, Russia – sounds like a list of countries targeted by international nongovernmental organizations for gross violations of human rights.