Ahmadinejad: What befell freedom of speech? + Speech at Durban II conference + transcript

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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.


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