Tuesday, September 25, 2018

UN Tag

United (Nations) We Fall

16:53 12 July in Politics
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By Adina Rosenthal [caption id="" align="alignright" width="252" caption="Richard Falk was criticized for posting this cartoon on his blog."][/caption] Anthony Weiner may have proved that social media can reveal the naked truth, but a far more stark reality has emerged from the personal blog of the United Nations...

UN Racism Conference Starts Today–Ahmadinejad Accuses Israel of Genocide

14:41 20 April in Latest, Politics
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="322" caption="European delegates walk out during Ahmadinejad's speech (via JTA)"][/caption] Well, it's not as if the United Nations Durban II conference against racism was ever going to avoid controversy. The primary storyline going into the conference was the contentious--if not by any...

Israel Expels Richard Falk

16:15 15 December in Latest, Politics
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By Benjamin Schuman-Stoler [caption id="attachment_1730" align="alignleft" width="226" caption="Richard Falk"][/caption] Israel refused to allow senior UN rights official and Special Rapporteur in the Palestinian territories Richard Falk into the country earlier today, sending him back to the US after he landed at the Tel-Aviv airport. Falk planned the trip...

Jews for Ahmadinejad, Onion-style

12:07 25 September in Latest, Politics
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="286" caption="Ahmadinejad tries to make out with Jewish man"][/caption] In an effort to improve his standing among Jews, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad tried yesterday to make out with a member of the ultra-Orthodox sect Neturei Karta. Ahmadinejad has been in the dumps among pro-Semites...