Imagine if the leader of a country stood at the United Nations and claimed that Australia would soon no longer exist, and is the cause of all the world’s problems. How would we react? How much credibility would be extended?
Today the United Nations was told by the President of Iran that that ‘Zionists” are the cause of the current financial disaster sweeping the world.
“Today, the Zionist regime is on a definite slope to collapse, and there is no way for it to get out of the cesspool created by itself and its supporters,” he said. The Iranian president blamed “Zionists” for the financial woes in Europe and the US by controlling economic centers around the world in “a deceitful, complex and furtive manner.”
As President Peres noted, no other Country has ever stood up inside the United Nations and threatened the existence of another. Why is it that the UN can provide a platform to this?
This is a time of judgement for the Jewish people. It seems that if this situation is to be fairly judged, either Iran needs to be expelled from the UN, or the UN needs to be expelled from being supported and financed by us.Â All moral nations that acknowledge the right for the Jewish homeland to exist need to end the farce, wherebyÂ collective security is manipulated.
The Simon Weisenthal Centre put out the following statement:
Yesterday, the President of Iran delivered a dangerous anti-Semitic tirade before the member states of the United Nations. The hate-filled, anti-Semitism invoked the very same propaganda used by Hitler and Goebbels to justify the genocide of the Jewish people.
Here are some of his quotes:
“The dignity, decency and rights of the American and European nations are being manipulated by a small but cunning group of people called Zionistsâ€¦ who control the important centers of the economy and the decision-makingâ€¦ It is troubling to see that a number of leading presidents and [presidential] candidates from large countries are visiting these people, participating in their conventionsâ€¦ and are committed to their interestsâ€¦ These facts indicate that the American people and the European states are forced to give in to the demands and whims of a small group of materialistic and invasive peopleâ€¦ and to waste their resources and dignity on the crimes of the occupiers and the threats of the Zionist network against their will.”
Following his speech, Ahmadinejad basked in the applause of heads of state, diplomats and dignitaries. Now, Iran is seeking a seat on the UN Security Council.
Last January, UN Secretary General Ban declared, “There were promises that neverÂ again would anti-Semitism go unchallengedâ€¦ We must apply the lessons of the Holocaust to todayâ€™s world. We must go beyond remembrance. Then we can avoid re-occurrence … it is not enough to remember, honor and grieve for the dead â€¦ we vow to apply the lessons of the Holocaust to our lives and to those of succeeding generations.”
Now is the time for the UN Secretary General to act by publicly denouncing Ahmadinejadâ€™s Jew hatred and by urging the US, France, Russia, China and the UK to bar Tehran from membership in the UN Security Council.