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U.S. At Durban II: A Dangerous Game To LoseWritten by Moriel Administrator
by Peggy Shapiro
Feb 19, 2009
Would President Obama attend or send a U.S. delegate to a Klu Klux Klan planning meeting with the hopes of changing its agenda? That would be outrageous. Then why did the administration announce late last Saturday night that the U.S. is joining the planning sessions forÃ‚Â the next U.N. Conference on Racism, known as Durban II, or the International Israel Hate-fest?Ã‚Â The President is making conference calls to Jewish leaders to convince them that the two scenarios are not morally identical, but they are.
Durban I was a stage for anti-Semitism and vitriolic condemnation of Israel and Israel alone. No other country was chastised for acts of racism, not even Darfur, where the genocide continues. Israel was the only country which wasÃ‚Â criticized and the criticism included even its right to exist as a Jewish nation.Ã‚Â Although the Durban Declaration makes no reference to the many countries which are now or are becoming Muslim, it calls a homeland for the Jewish people as "racist" by definition. Congress called the conference a forum for "attacking Israel, promoting anti-Semitism, and undermining the Universal Declaration of Human Rights." (H.Res. 1361) The anti-Semitism was so flagrant that Colin Powell led a walk out and the U.S. has voted against all U.N. measures which contain elements of the Durban Declaration.
What will make Durban II any better? Nothing. TheÃ‚Â State DepartmentÃ‚Â equivocatesÃ‚Â that it will engage in theÃ‚Â preparation stages of the conference and perhaps not the conference itself, yet all U.N. nations who attend the preparatory meetings have agreed to "reaffirm the Durban Declaration". U.S. participation cannot change the objective of Durban II, which isÃ‚Â "to foster the implementation of the Durban Declaration and Program of Action." It is a done deal. Ã‚Â When the European Union attempted to remove some incendiary paragraphs against Israel, Pakistan replied that those paragraphs were going to remain since they were part of the first Durban Declaration and Program of Action. "May I remind - we are not here to renegotiate the Durban Declaration and it is already there; we are at the Review Conference and we cannot renegotiate."Ã‚Â Plans for Durbin II have been underway for several years, and a last minute proposal by the U.S. may, at best, remove one or two inflammatory passages but not the core purpose of the event: promoting anti-Semitism.
Durbin II is likely to be worse than Durbin I. Whereas the first conference developed into a orgy of hate speech, the next conference states on its official website that its mission is to "...accelerate progress towards the implementation of measures adopted in 2001." That is, Durban II is where words of hate towards IsraelÃ‚Â will be translated into actions. If there is any doubt about the motives of the conference, one needs to look at the preparatory committee, chaired by Libya and Iran, neither of which is likely to give up its goal of destroying the State of Israel.
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