Aljazeera is reporting that countries often criticized for human rights violations, especially as it relates to quashing protestors rights, are criticizing the United States for its handling of protesters in Ferguson.
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“On Sunday, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei commented of the ongoing demonstrations on his Facebook and Twitter (link is external) accounts. Below is an image posted (link is external) on Khamenei’s Facebook page with a quote, ‘Look, in a country that claims to support freedom and human rights, the problem of racial discrimination has not been solved yet.’ On Tuesday, Egypt’s foreign ministry called on the US to exercise restraint in its handling of the protests, mirroring language the US has used with Egypt in the past. State-run media outlets in China and Russia also joined the criticism.”
Read more at Aljazeera.