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  • The Jewish conspiracy against Durban II (No, seriously)

    GENEVA (JTA) — It’s no secret who was behind the effort to discredit the 2009 Durban Review Conference in Geneva. For nearly a year before the anti-racism confab, Jewish and pro-Israel groups lobbied hard to get Western countries to boycott the gathering, which they said was certain to treat Israel unfairly, just as the first…

  • The Jewish conspiracy against Durban II (No, seriously)

    It’s no secret who was behind the effort to discredit the 2009 Durban Review Conference in Geneva. So why were some U.N. officials wary of saying so?

  • Was Durban II a success or failure?

    NEWS ANALYSIS GENEVA (JTA) — The question of whether last week’s Durban Review Conference was a success or a failure is in the eye of the beholder. Marked by boycotts, walkouts, an attack on Israel by Iran’s president and a premature concluding resolution, it was another U.N. anti-racism conference dominated by the Middle East conflict….

  • Was Durban II a success or failure?

    The question of whether last week’s Durban Review Conference was a success or a failure is in the eye of the beholder.

  • Malcolm X’s daughter: ‘Zionist agitators’ bothered at Durban II

    GENEVA (JTA) – Three groups were expelled from the Durban II conference for disruptive behavior, and Malcom X’s daughter complained of “Zionist agitators” at the conference. The United Nations in Geneva announced late Thursday that it had expelled three organizations for disruptive behavior at the Durban Review Conference: the Union of Jewish Students of France,…

  • Malcolm X’s daughter: ‘Zionist agitators’ bothered at Durban II

    GENEVA (JTA) – Three groups were expelled from the Durban II conference for disruptive behavior, and Malcom X’s daughter complained of “Zionist agitators” at the conference. The United Nations in Geneva announced late Thursday that it had expelled three organizations for disruptive behavior at the Durban Review Conference: the Union of Jewish Students of France,…

  • Malcolm X’s daughter: ‘Zionist agitators’ bothered at Durban II

    Were pro-Israel groups disruptive at the Durban II conference? Two were expelled for disruptive behavior and Malcom X’s daughter complained of “Zionist agitators.”

  • Determined to thwart a repeat of 2001, pro-Israel groups fight hard at Durban II

    Eight years ago, pro-Israel groups were caught off guard by the anti-Israel focus of the 2001 Durban conference. This time, Jewish and pro-Israel groups appeared to have the upper hand.

  • Geneva, Day 3: Things said and not said

    GENEVA (JTA) — After the theatrics of the first day and the drama of the second, the third day of the Durban II conference was all about what everyone ostensibly came here to discuss. Member states took to the podium at the U.N.-sponsored anti-racism parley to highlight the issues of discrimination they care about —…

  • Geneva, Day 3: Things said and not said

    After the theatrics of the first day and the drama of the second, the third day of the Durban II conference was dominated by member states highlighting the issues of discrimination they care about — and ignoring those they’d rather disregard.