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    U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    FOXNews.com - EXCLUSIVE: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    NEW YORK Without fanfare, the United Nations this week elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, handing a four-year seat on the influential human rights body to a theocratic state in which stoning is enshrined in law and lashings are required for women judged "immodest."

    Just days after Iran abandoned a high-profile bid for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council, it began a covert campaign to claim a seat on the Commission on the Status of Women, which is "dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women," according to its website.

    Buried 2,000 words deep in a U.N. press release distributed Wednesday on the filling of "vacancies in subsidiary bodies," was the stark announcement: Iran, along with representatives from 10 other nations, was "elected by acclamation," meaning that no open vote was requested or required by any member states including the United States.
    This is your United Nations. Someone please explain to me why it remains relevant.

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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    HA HA HA HA HA HA, you just cant make this up.
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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    In other news, Saudi Arabia bans the Burqa.
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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    and NEVER FORGET:

    when it comes to one of the most dangerous threats to human life on the planet, the obama administration, according to the obama administration, has NO POLICY

    No effective policy on Iran, Gates says

    the most incompetent "leadership" america has ever had to endure

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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    This is funny thought, because I looked this up the only site I could find it on was Fox News, and fox.


    A Disarming Election - Anne Bayefsky - National Review Online

    Yet again Fox fails to tell the truth, or at least the whole truth to this story. Who in their right mind would believe that the UN would elect Iran for the woman rights commission. The fact the only story on this is on fox news should also tell you something.

    From my link,

    On April 9, 2007 there was a United Nations believe-it-or-not moment extraordinaire. At the same time that Iran’s President Ahmadinejad declared his country was now capable of industrial-scale uranium enrichment, the U.N. reelected Iran as a vice chairman of the U.N. Disarmament Commission.
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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    This is a disgrace.

    The United Nations proves once again that it is the most cynical, most corrupt institution in the world. When dictatorships with the most barbaric policies sit on its Human Rights Council and serial women's rights abusers are allowed into the Commission on Women's Rights, then any credibility these bodies may have had to begin with (in the eyes of the most naive observers) should be long gone by now.

    Anyone who wishes to learn more about the history of women's rights in Iran should watch this film: The Stoning of Soraya M.

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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    Does Libya still have its UN seat on the Human Rights committee?

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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by chevydriver1123 View Post
    HA HA HA HA HA HA, you just cant make this up.
    That is really funny.
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    Re: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    Quote Originally Posted by RyrineaHaruno View Post
    Yet again Fox fails to tell the truth, or at least the whole truth to this story. Who in their right mind would believe that the UN would elect Iran for the woman rights commission. The fact the only story on this is on fox news should also tell you something.
    It's actually on MANY sites, just not the liberal news sites yet (CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, etc). They haven't figured out how to spin this yet.

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