UN Human Rights Council Elections May 9, 2006 Table and Analysis



Region
(number in brackets indicates regional allotment of seats)
Candidate U.S. State Dept.
2005 Human
Rights Report
U.S. State Dept.
2005 Report
on Religious
Freedom
Freedom
House
Category
Voluntary
Pledge
(no UN translation)
Member of
2006
Commission
on Human
Rights
Asia (13) Bahrain Report Report Partly Free Yes
04-05
04-25
No
Asia (13) Bangladesh Report Report Partly Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) China Report Report Not Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) India Report Report Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Indonesia Report Report Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Iran Report Report Not Free Yes No
Asia (13) Iraq Report Report Not Free Yes No
Asia (13) Japan Report Report Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Jordan Report Report Partly Free Yes No
Asia (13) Kyrgyzstan Report Report Not Free Yes
04-19
04-25
No
Asia (13) Lebanon Report Report Not Free Yes
04-20
04-25
No
Asia (13) Malaysia Report Report Partly Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Pakistan Report Report Not Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Philippines Report Report Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Republic of Korea Report Report Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Saudi Arabia Report Report Not Free Yes Yes
Asia (13) Sri Lanka Report Report Partly Free Yes No
Asia (13) Thailand Report Report Free Yes No
Africa (13) Algeria Report Report Not Free Yes No
Africa (13) Cameroon Report Report Not Free French only Yes
Africa (13) Djibouti Report Report Partly Free Yes No
Africa (13) Gabon Report Report Partly Free Yes No
Africa (13) Ghana Report Report Free Yes No
Africa (13) Kenya Report Report Partly Free Yes Yes
Africa (13) Mali Report Report Free Yes No
Africa (13) Mauritius Report Report Free Yes No
Africa (13) Morocco Report Report Partly Free Yes
04-17
04-19
Yes
Africa (13) Nigeria Report Report Partly Free Yes
04-20
04-24
Yes
Africa (13) Senegal Report Report Free Yes No
Africa (13) South Africa Report Report Free Yes Yes
Africa (13) Tunisia Report Report Not Free Yes No
Africa (13) Zambia Report Report Partly Free Yes No
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Argentina Report Report Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Brazil Report Report Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Cuba Report Report Not Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Ecuador Report Report Partly Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Guatemala Report Report Partly Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Honduras Report Report Partly Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Mexico Report Report Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Nicaragua Report Report Partly Free Yes
04-19
04-28
No
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Peru Report Report Free Yes Yes
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Uruguay Report Report Free Yes No
Latin American and Caribbean (8) Venezuela Report Report Partly Free Yes Yes
Eastern Europe (6) Albania Report Report Partly Free Yes No
Eastern Europe (6) Armenia Report Report Partly Free Yes
04-12
05-01
Yes
Eastern Europe (6) Azerbaijan Report Report Not Free Yes Yes
Eastern Europe (6) Czech Republic Report Report Free Yes No
Eastern Europe (6) Georgia Report Report Partly Free Yes No
Eastern Europe (6) Hungary Report Report Free Yes Yes
Eastern Europe (6) Latvia Report Report Free Yes No
Eastern Europe (6) Lithuania Report Report Free Yes No
Eastern Europe (6) Poland Report Report Free Yes No
Eastern Europe (6) Romania Report Report Free Yes Yes
Eastern Europe (6) Russian Federation Report Report Not Free Yes Yes
Eastern Europe (6) Slovenia Report Report Free Yes No
Eastern Europe (6) Ukraine Report Report Free Yes No
Western European and Others (7) Canada Report Report Free Yes Yes
Western European and Others (7) Finland Report Report Free Yes Yes
Western European and Others (7) France Report Report Free Yes Yes
Western European and Others (7) Germany Report Report Free Yes
04-19
04-05
Yes
Western European and Others (7) Greece Report Report Free Yes No
Western European and Others (7) Netherlands Report Report Free Yes No
Western European and Others (7) Portugal Report Report Free Yes No
Western European and Others (7) Switzerland Report Report Free Yes No
Western European and Others (7) United Kingdom Report Report Free Yes Yes