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Posted on on May 29th, 2013
by Pincas Jawetz (

Iran’s looming status as head of a UN disarmament body sparked outrage Monday from campaigners who said its nuclear programme and arming of Syria and Islamist militias disqualified it from a place at the table. “This is like putting Jack the Ripper in charge of a women’s shelter,” said Hillel Neuer, head of Geneva-based UN Watch, announcing that the organisation would organize protest events involving Iranian dissidents.
  Agence France Presse, May 13, 2013.



Today: Iran Became Head of UN Disarmament.




But UN Watch’s campaign has already sparked protest walk-outs by U.S. & Canadian envoys, and letter by 72 Congressmen demanding Iran’s removal




Mohsen Naziri Asl, the Iranian regime rep, today became President of
the UN Conference on Disarmament. Geneva, May 28, 2013.



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