Many people were left shocked and outraged recently when the United Nations inexplicably elected Saudi Arabia to head its human rights panel. A decision which robs the UN of all and any credibility and will have sane people scratching their heads the world over. It would actually be funny if it wasn’t so disgusting. What possible justification can there be for this?
If you doubt the seriousness then do read this grisly account of a day in the life of a Saudi executioner. It speaks of violent practices that have no place in the civilised world and most definitely not within a nation charged with upholding human rights on a global scale. Under Sharia Law (the religion of peace strikes again) Saudi inhabitants are controlled by fear. Tortured and maimed bodies are routinely left hanging as dire warning to any who would dare protest against the regime. And aside from beheadings, which are taking place at the rate of one every other day, there are routine floggings and stonings and other humiliating punishments being meted out at the whim of local authorities.
But these are the guys the UN sees fit to lead its panel on human rights!? Can you make any sense that which does not involve Western governments cosying up to Saudi authorities; looking the other way because they are greedy for some of that filthy oil money? How timely Pope Francis message to America was. A message which centred on the need to put people’s needs above the pursuit of money and to recognise the clear dignity of every human soul.
Pray for an end to the modern Western practice of caring little for human dignity which led to meddling in the Middle East at the detriment of many. Pray for an end to Sharia Law and the seemingly endless episodes of Islamic violence in the world at present. And pray for the UN to sort itself out and come to its senses. What a totally deplorable and unjustifiable decision they have made.