EXCLUSIVE: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights
"Just days after Iran abandoned a high-profile bid for a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council, it began a covert campaign to claim a seat on the Commission on the Status of Women, which is "dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women," according to its website.
Buried 2,000 words deep in a U.N. press release distributed Wednesday on the filling of "vacancies in subsidiary bodies," was the stark announcement: Iran, along with representatives from 10 other nations, was "elected by acclamation," meaning that no open vote was requested or required by any member states — including the United States..." (Read the whole convoluted story)
You'd think that one of the aides could have at least taken the time to Google "Iran crimes against women". I know that most of us will just dismiss this as another ridiculous decision by the United Nations...but there are many people that still look at the UN as a legitimate world body and what message does this send?! This is truly despicable. This is a country that stones women for the "crime" of being raped...!