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Durban 2

Durban Review Conference on Racism: Genuine Effort or Political Hypocrisy?

Haggai Carmon | Posted 10.30.2011 | World
Haggai Carmon

Durban III, a UN conference charged with finding the real root of racism, is scheduled to commence September 21. The two conferences became a platform for political hatred rather than a genuine effort to deal with the issue. Will Durban III be more of the same?

Swiss President Hans-Rudolf Merz Defends Meeting With Ahmadinejad

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Swiss President Hans-Rudolf Merz on Monday defended his meeting with his Iranian couterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and said criticism was unjustified. "S...

Durban II Conference: Ahmadinejad Anti-Israel Tirade Spurs Western Walk-Out (VIDEO)(UPDATED)

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United Nations Durban II anti-racism conference in Geneva this week hit snags early on due to an anti-Israel tirade by Iranian President Mahmoud A...

Germany To Boycott Durban II Anti-Racism Conference

Earth Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Germany is likely to stay away from a UN meeting against racism next week in Geneva amid western concerns that the event may take on anti-Semitic over...

Ahmadinejad To Attend Durban II Anti-Racism Summit

Jerusalem Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend next week's UN anti-racism conference, dubbed Durban II, according to state news agency IRNA. IRNA ...

Why We Approach the Durban II 'Anti-Racism' Conference with Trepidation

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Despite cosmetic changes to the Durban conference, there is every reason to believe we are in for yet another hate fest. Let's hope that this farce will not generate new tragedies.

Israel Rejects Revised Durban II Draft

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A senior Foreign Ministry source said Wednesday that Israel rejects the latest draft of the closing statement for the "Durban 2" anti-racism conferenc...

UN Durban II Draft Amended To Drop Israel Criticism

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

United Nations officials said Tuesday that Muslim-backed references to 'defamation of religion' and criticism of Israel have been dropped from a draft...

Elie Wiesel: Racism Conference Will Harm UN, Not Israel

Haaretz | Shlomo Shamir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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 | World

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