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Boycott blow for UN racist forum

Apparently the UK is sending a team to observe but how this matches with the UK government’s signature to the recent London Declaration on Combatting anti-Semitism is difficult to see.

Clearly, the conference to be addressed by anti-Semite in chief, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, and will be used by desperate arab delegations to attack Israel. This UN racist forum is more about promoting racism not fighting it. We should have nothing to do with it.

BBC NEWS: “A major UN conference on racism looks to be in disarray as more countries confirmed they will not take part.

Australia and the Netherlands joined the US, Israel and Canada in boycotting the Geneva talks. The UK is sending a delegation, but no senior official.

The move is over concerns about anti-Israel and anti-Western bias. Iran’s president, who has denied the Holocaust, is to address the meeting.

The talks are meant to review progress in fighting racism since a 2001 forum.

That conference, in Durban, ended in acrimony when Arab countries tried to define Zionism as racism…”

For more see the link below;

via BBC NEWS | Europe | Boycott blow for UN racism forum.

  1. owlminerva
    April 19, 2009 at 21:40

    if it really is about promoting racism then we should be the first to go there and stop it. However, I have a feeling that this is about hurt pride and the real victims all over the world are left behind.

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