The United Nations is holding a conference in New York next September dubbed Durban 111 to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Durban 1, the 2001 ‘anti-racism’ conference it held in Durban, South Africa which was racist in the extreme because it was totally dominated by anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli rhetoric and activities. There was also Durban 11 in 2009 in Geneva Switzerland which featured more of the same, including a hate filled speech by President Ahmadinejad of Iran which denied Israel’s right to exist and condemned the United States.
Led by Canada, Australia, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland and the U.S. pulled out of that conference. Canada is following up by being the first to pull out of Durban 111 because it is going to be just like Durban 1 and 11 and there is no doubt many others will do the same since these conferences have nothing to do with preventing racism and everything to do with promoting it. They are full of hatred and recrimination for Israel, the United States, Jews and the West in general and anti-Semitic governments, religious ideologues, human rights abusers and other racist atavists dominate them. Their beliefs, positions and actions are vile, odious and contemptible and have no place among civilized people and Canada is to be admired and congratulated for deciding not to have anything to do with them.
In making the announcement Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said “Our government has lost faith in the Durban process.” and “Canada is clearly committed to the fight against racism, but the Durban process commemorates an agenda that actually promotes racism rather than combats it.”
Absolutely correct. Well done Jason and well done Canada.