Monday, June 24, 2024

UN blemishes Botswana’s human rights record

Botswana this week found itself with its back against the wall before a United Nations human rights watchdog panel.

The country received sharp criticism over its human rights record under renewed scrutiny ahead of the 2024 general elections.

At least 30 UN member states made recommendations for Botswana to improve what they termed the country’s growing concerns about human rights record during the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Botswana conducted at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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