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.