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Weapons in the War against the Jews
Anti-Semitism targets the Jews as a group for physical extermination
By Moshe Sharon
Ahmadinejad dreams of genocide and the reaction of the "guardians" of human rights
The most recent pronouncements of vicious, blatent antisemitism and the call for genocide against Israel and its Jewish people has been issued by Mahmud Ahmadinejad the Iranian president. He has not missed any occasion to call for the annihilation of the Jewish state and makes no secret of his intention that when
But as much as the intentions of the the Iranians president are alarming, no less frightening is the reaction of those who represent all the "guardians" of human rights in the United Nations, who, according to its own decisions, should at least have ostracized the head of a member state who calls for the annihilation of another state and denies the Holocaust.
On September 14, 2006, the "Holocaust and the United Nations" outreach program organized a round table discussion under the theme, "Remembrance and Beyond: The United Nations and the Response to Genocide" at the UN Headquarters in
Dr. David Hamburg, Chair of the Secretary-General's Advisory Committee on Genocide Prevention, was the only panelist willing to answer. "The matter is very serious," he said. "The president of
He then began to expound, sharing his deep human rights sensibilities with the world. "If you think that a state is a good guy, you're making a mistake. With all due respect, there are 192 states in the UN system that have serious human rights problems. And if you're taking the position of one state as against another, or one state as against a certain group of peoples and trying to make arguments about what's important…we're missing the point altogether." In other words, all countries are the same -- those who incite genocide are the same as the targets of that incitement. Those who practice genocide are the same as those who are the leading voices in seeking to prevent it.
In case his audience missed it, Mokhiber now showed his ability to get very specific if and when he so desired. (Previously during the discussion he refused to go into details and even claimed, once, that he did not understand a certain question that could not have been clearer). Individuals should be protected from crimes carried out by all states, Mokhiber said, but as specific examples, cited only four: "the government of
This is the one of most modern examples of revised and alternative history in the making. (Based on http://www.unwatch.org/ see full video report in http://Webcast.un.org/ramgen/specialevents/se060914pm.rm).
Professor (Emeritus) of Islamic History and Civilization
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