_B’nai B’rith International has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith International commends the United Nations’ Human Rights Committee for electing Yuval Shany of Israel to serve on the body.
Shany, the dean of Hebrew University’s law faculty, will serve a four year term with the committee that looks to ensure countries that have signed and ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) are adhering to international laws on human rights.
B’nai B’rith welcomes the election of Shany, as he is a well-respected diplomat and legal mind.
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