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Iran Becomes Member of Durban II Inner Drafting Circle

EYEontheUN reports that Iran has become a member of the “Group of Friends of the Chair”, an informal group of states charged with taking the first steps towards producing a Durban II manifesto. Anne Bayefsky, Editor of EYEontheUN says: “the travesty of Durban II as a vehicle for getting serious about combating racism is more… Keep Reading

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Ford Foundation Still Funding Anti-Israel Groups

From Ford Foundation Still Funding Anti-Israel Groups: Many of the anti-Israel activists at the UN anti-racism conference in Durban, South Africa, in 2001 were egged on by Ford Foundation-backed, pro-Palestinian groups. Hoping to head off a similar debacle, Ford says it will not pay for any organization to participate in the follow-up conference to Durban,… Keep Reading

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UN Watch to Rights Council: Durban II Draft ‘Breaches Red Lines’

Muslims continue to dictate public policy by throwing temper tantrums about the so-called “defamation of Islam” while ignoring its own 100 year long villification of Jews and Israel. Via UN Watch: A “non-paper” published by the planners of next year’s UN conference on racism already singles out Israel and breaches Europe’s red lines, UN Watch… Keep Reading

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Durban Watch Alert: Israel-Bashing at Intergovernmental Working Group

Via EyeOnTheUN: Israel-bashing agenda emerges as substantive discussion of Durban II gets underway in the first meeting of the Intergovernmental Working Group On May 27, 2008 states negotiating the substance and procedure of the Durban Review Conference/Durban II revealed the anti-Israel agenda in the first “non-paper” outlining issues intended to be discussed.The non-paper was released… Keep Reading

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