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After Durban II, the Question of the United Nations

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bernard-Henri Lévy

For me, an anti-racism conference that was organized by Libya, kicked off by Iran, and concluded with an attack on women, Jews, religious and sexual minorities, and indigenous people, is a total failure.

President Obama Repeats Bush Folly on UN Racism Conference

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The Obama administration's decision to skip Geneva is more than disappointing. It's yet another opportunity the US blew to struggle against global racism.

Durban II: U.S. Condemned For Boycott Of Global Racism Conference

Inter Press Service | Haider Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UNITED NATIONS, Mar 26 (IPS) - Amid calls for Washington to increase its engagement with the international community, U.S.-based rights groups and civ...

Australia Threatens To Boycott UN Racism Conference

Jerusalem Post | JPOST.COM STAFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Australia on Thursday morning threatened to withdraw from participating in the upcoming United Nations anti-racism conference, dubbed Durban II, due t...

Elie Wiesel: Racism Conference Will Harm UN, Not Israel

Haaretz | Shlomo Shamir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel on Thursday said the passing of resolutions attacking Israel at the upcoming "Durban II" conference on racism would only ha...

Italy To Boycott UN Racism Conference

Yediot Ahronot | Roni Sofer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni that his country would not participate in the international anti-racism con...

UN Racism Conference: US Pulling Out | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

White House aides told Jewish leaders on a conference call today that the United States will boycott the United Nations' World Conference on Racism ov...

Obama On LGBT Issues: Reverses US Position At UN Conference

UN Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In late December the United Nations General Assembly held a symbolic vote on a statement calling for the universal decriminalization of homosexuality....