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Hillel Neuer Slams U.N. Election of Saudi Arabia to Women’s Rights Agency

Posted in Uncategorized by fartashphoto on November 14, 2010

UN WOMEN (CBC Radio’s “As It Happens,” Nov. 13, 2010)

Earlier this week, Iran was poised to win a seat on the board of U.N. Women — the new United Nations agency dedicated to women’s issues. But after some last-minute negotiations, East Timor snatched the seat. Many human-rights groups are hailing the move as a victory. Hillel Neuer is the executive director of the Geneva-based UN Watch. We reached him today in New York.

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  1. Bjarne Kim Pedersen said, on November 16, 2010 at 12:15 am

    womens rights

    Equal for the law
    one man one woman, equal
    right for people

    mens rights

    womens right’s mens right’s
    Human Rights
    to everyone


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