Just because the UN, that bastion of 'I didn't think it could be stacked that high', says something, it is not automatically wrong. The militarization of police in the US should be a concern.
I really don't believe people should be ok with what is almost a prerequisite of a dictatorship.
HD: my sarcasm meter doesn't go to 11.
Everyone is born a homo sapiens sapiens but not everyone is a human. -RW
How many police officers are ever sanctioned for killing civilians? very few.
You may not like the UN pointing it out. But that shouldn't make you ignore the abuses that do happen.
Now tell me this, why should any nation who is promoting democracy and the rule of law not be put under the same scrutiny as all other nations to see if they actually themselves live up to the ideals that they seem to want to promote and force on the rest of the world?
Ignoring the issues and going all nationalistic when someone dares point out the big elephant in the room ... well that wont help one bit in solving what is clearly a problem.