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General-Secretary of La Francophonie Wants a Seat for Africa at the UN Security Council

Abidjan Net writes [fr] that General-Secretary of La Francophonie Abdou Diouf demanded at the opening of the 2012 Francophonie Summit [fr] that the African continent be granted a seat at the UN security Council. He argues that the current situation allows for some nations to be blamed for human rights violations whereas others nations are getting away with similar actions for the sake of commercial and geopolitical interests.

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