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Iran, Racism and the Non-Aligned Movement

UN Watch testimony delivered by Hillel Neuer before
the U.N. Human Rights Council, July 3, 2012

Thank you, Madam President.

UN Watch was founded by Morris Abram, the legendary civil rights advocate who marched arm-in-arm with Rev. Martin Luther King to fight racism in America. His struggle against prejudice in all its forms continues to guide our work.

As I look around this room, I see many representatives from the Non-Aligned Movement whose peoples were victimized by racism under colonial rule.

The ghastly atrocities perpetrated against millions of Congolese by Belgian King Leopold II is but one of many examples from that sordid history. NAM members know the consequences of racism and discrimination. Continue reading ‘Iran, Racism and the Non-Aligned Movement’