Update: April 21, 2009 Added link to the transcript; added full speech
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 18:30:32 GMT
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has questioned the advocates of “freedom of speech” about the sincerity of their conviction.
After Israeli advocates staged a walkout in the midst of the Iranian president’s speech at the UN anti-racism summit, President Ahmadinejad criticized the “so-called advocates of freedom of information.”
“Why is it that the so-called advocates of freedom of information fear hearing other people’s opinions,” the Iranian president asked.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech at Durban II conference (highlights)
Highlights from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech at the U.N. Durban II conference in Geneva, April 20, 2009. (English)
April 21, 2009
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses the Durban Review Conference in Geneva, April 20, 2001