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Confrontation at Durban II

Tables Turned on Libyan Chair When Torture Victim Blasts Qaddafi Hypocrisy

Must-See Video: Head of U.N.’s “Anti-Racism” Conference Caught Like a Deer in Headlights

Today Iranian President Ahmadinejad — the world’s leading Holocaust denier — will be in Geneva to address the U.N.’s “anti-racism” conference, known as Durban II. The U.N. gathering claims to be about fighting racism and discrimination, but in fact it’s organized by the world’s worst perpetrators of racism, discrimination and human rights abuses, and was designed to scapegoat Israel, America and the West. A representative of Libyan dictator Col. Muammar Qaddafi, Mrs. Najjat al-Hajjaji, chaired the Durban II Preparatory Committee for the past two years, and today was elected chair of the Durban II Main Committee.

In an unprecedented coup, the rank hypocrisy of Durban II was exposed before the world this week when UN Watch surprised the Libyan chair — by bringing a victim of Qaddafi torture to confront her on Libya’s brutal torture and scapegoating of five Bulgairan nurses and a Palestinian doctor. The video clip has been broadcast around the globe.


 

 

Already covered in:

France 24 (video) (in English)

Swiss TV (video) (in French)

The New Republic

Commentary Magazine


 
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