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September 9, 2009



The Walkout

April 20, 2009

Here’s the moment that dozens of delegates walked out of Ahmadinejad’s speech. Note the wild cheering as well.

EU Walkout

April 20, 2009

There was a walkout of what appears to have been all the EU participants when Ahmadinejad got to the particularly nasty segment of his speech.

or not…

April 20, 2009

There’s no translation in the overflow room.Farsi, anyone?

Blogging Mahmoud in Geneva

April 20, 2009

313 PM – The presiding diplomat mispronounces Ahmadinejad’s name in introductions, drawing a derisive laugh in the gallery.

3:15 – Of course, Ahmadinejad gets a polite introduction.

Outreach from Pillay’s Office

April 7, 2009

In what seems like fairly unusual outreach, representatives in New York of the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights pledge that Durban II will be a “celebration of tolerance.” They also assert that there’s nothing accusing Israel of racist practices in the current document … well, except for that pesky reaffirmation of the 2001 document that accuses Israel of racist practices.