Iran made significant strides in gaining power in the United Nations Economic and Social Council this week, confirming their place on five sub-committees. Most controversial among these is their appointment to the Commission on the Status of Women, which would give the nation influence over global women's rights.

In a press release announcing a new term for the committees under the Economic and Social Council-- whose theme this term will be “the future of humanitarian affairs: towards greater inclusiveness, coordination, interoperability and effectiveness”-- the UN announced that Iran will serve on the Commissions on Population and Development, Science and Technology for Development, the Committee for Programme Coordination and on Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Commission on the Status of Women.

The United States has objected to Iran's election to these positions. UN Ambassador Samantha Power said in a statement: "The unopposed candidacy of Iran, where authorities regularly detain human rights defenders, subjecting many to torture, abuse, and violations of due process, is a particularly troubling outcome of today's election."

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Iran's history makes it a clearly unworthy steward of international human rights, though two of those appointments are far more distressing than the others: the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations and the Commission on the Status of Women. Power's statement preceded a promise to continue supporting NGOs that work to expose human rights violations abroad, many of which have clashed with the Iranian government when attempting to investigate its abuses. 

The appointment to that committee reaches the Iranian government at a time when they are attempting to quell uprisings triggered by a massive human rights scandal. The head of the Iranian prison system was removed and appointed to a position of less power this week after relatives of political prisoners at the nation's notorious Evin prison called for justice for their relatives. Political prisoners at Evin allege that an inspection at the institution resulted in more than one hundred guards savagely beating and abusing dozens of prisoners. Iranian legislators have promised to investigate the situation.

The appointment to the Women's Rights commission follows statements that some are interpreting as an attempt to limit the abuses of women in Iran by President Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani noted that "there are still so many deficiencies with regards to the vindication of women's rights," but that Islamic law provided an equal footing for both men and women: "they both have the same human dignity and none is superior."

The UN itself has disputed the idea that the Iranian government sees men and women as possessing "the same human dignity."

Read more at: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2014/04/24/Iran-Wins-Seat-on-UN-...

 

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U.N.'s war on woman and the world.  The U.N. had little creditability prior to this mockery of decency but now they are showing their true colors as they have been unduly influenced by Radical Islamist.

Defund the U.N. and evict them from US soil!

agenda 21, u.n. climate change initiative, u.n. weapons control...these are just some of the far fetched united nations footholds into the united states borders, while pushing aside the rights of americans. the united nations will criticize deporting illegal aliens, while at the same time ignore the violations of iran and other Mideast countries....where has the united nations been on the Russia and Ukraine situation???? why haven't they spoke out? who is paying off who to turn their heads the other way, why have we not seen united nations negotiators in Russia, instead of the u.s........move the united nations to north korea....these members are getting the full use of the united states and what it offers, while at the same time kicking us in the back with their policies.

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Get them out of our Country. They are all sick.

UN is a joke.

I think our next priority is to get the USA OUT of the UN, and get the UN OUT of the USA, PERIOD!

Really?

GET THE US THE HELL OUT OF THE UN, NATO, ALL MID EAST SH-T HOLE COUNTRIES, FREE TRADE, BRING ALL OF OUR TROOPS HOME FROM EVERY WHERE IN THE WORLD & LET EACH COUNTRY FIGHT IT'S OWN WARS, STOP ALL FOREIGN AID, WITHDRAW ALL SECRET BACKING FROM ALL "MUSLIM BROTHER HOODS," DEPORT ALL MUSLIMS IN THE USA, DEPORT ALL ILLEGAL ALIENS IN THE USA, DESTROY & DEMOLISH ALL ILLEGAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES SUCH AS THE IRS, DHS, EPA, CAIR, BLM, PUT MILITARY TROOPS ALL ALONG OUR SOUTHERN BORDERS! ARE YOU LISTENING OBAMA, YOU MUSLIM/COMMUNIST ILLEGAL ALIEN BAST--D????

No surprise here, ladies, shake out your burka!

That is the

Commission on the Status of Women for Slavery, Bondage and Harems.

The US out of the UN and the UN out of the US. Not one more dime to the UN.

JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE THAT THE U.N. IS NOTHING BUT A "COLLECTION OF CUTTHROATS/THIEVES/COMMUNISTS/MURDERERS/SLIMEBAGS".... THE U.N. IS A "CANCER ON AMERICA" AND NEEDS TO BE COMPLETELY REMOVED FROM AMERICAN SOIL !!!!!!!!!!!!  AND NO LONGER FUNDED/SUPPORTED BY TAXPAYER MONEY

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