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September 22, 2012 2:00 am

Ban and Clinton Urged to Block Ahmadinejad Speech at UN

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaking at the United Nations. Photo: UN.

Times of Israel – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad belongs “in the docket of the accused rather than at the podium of the UN,” former Canadian minister of justice and attorney-general Irwin Cotler stated Friday in letters addressed to both UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Cotler, who is also Co-Chair of the Inter-Parliamentary Group for Human Rights in Iran, asked Ban and Clinton to exercise their authority to prevent what he termed an “affront to the United Nations, its charter, and human decency” – allowing Ahmadinejad to address the General Assembly of the international body during its opening session on Wednesday.

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  • Lawrence Kulak

    It is highly significant that it took a Jew who just happened to be the former Canadian chief Justice Minister to point out that to have Ahmadinejad in the docket constitutes an affront to humanityi. It been seven years since this psychopath began publicly stating his mantra about Israel’s destruction and for that length of time he had been tolerated and even courted.

    Is it any wonder therefore, how somebody like Hitler ever came to power? Why did Mr. Cotler have to be the one to first speak the truth after so much time? The world is demonstrating its guilt vis-a-vis the Shoah and still behaving very much like it has Jewish blood on its hands.
    Lawrence Kulak