France is the latest state to quit the anti-Israel, UN-sponsored Durban III conference.
The organizers of the conference banned UN Watch from attending.
The list of countries boycotting Durban III is (according to Challah Hu Akbar):
- United States
- New Zealand
- United Kingdom
- Czech Republic
And if you are in the New York area on Thursday, don't forget to join the Durban III Clown Parade!
12 to 2 PM at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza.
Which is a theme I had explored earlier:
At about the same time I was challenging liberal pundits to write articles on Mahmoud Abbas' intransigence, Jeffrey Goldberg sort-of did. Not nearly as strong as I would like, but at least it is out there.
Martin Sherman says, "I do not think there is a Palestinian nation. I think it’s a colonialist invention."
The London Philharmonic suspends four musicians for using its name in opposing the Israeli concert at the Proms.
Humor from Hurriyet Daily News: Dear Arab Brothers: Yes, you may borrow our Prime Minister.
Guilio Meotti on The Smiling Baby Killer.
Israel was accepted as an associate member of CERN.
(h/t Benjamin, Silke, Kramerica, Effector)