Ambassador Nikki Haley Seeking Emergency UN Security Council Meeting on Iran Protests [+Video]

Protests in Iran take an anti-Islamic turn as they set fire to a Muslim seminary in Khomeini-Shahr, shout “Death to the Dictator.”

Surely they won’t have time with all those anti-Israel resolutions they must draft and vote on.

Did they really think they could ignore this war crime, these human rights atrocities? The jihad president left office January 2017. There’s a new sheriff in town, and it’s high noon, pardners.

And if they won’t dance, we won’t pay the check.

Nikki Haley addresses Iran protests, North Korea at United Nations


Algemeiner, January 2, 2018:

The US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday praised the courage of Iranian demonstrators and said protests across the Islamic Republic were spontaneous and not driven by outside forces.

After she read out social media posts written by Iranians in support of the demonstrations, many of which openly called for the overthrow of the Tehran regime, Haley dismissed Iranian leaders’ contention that the unrest was being orchestrated by their external enemies.

“We all know that’s complete nonsense,” she said. “The demonstrations are completely spontaneous. They are virtually in every city in Iran. This is the precise picture of a long oppressed people’s rising up against their dictators.”

Haley said the US was seeking emergency sessions on Iran at the United Nations Security Council in New York and at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

“We must not be silent,” she said. “The people of Iran are crying out for freedom.”

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon on Tuesday called out the UN for “hypocrisy” in the face of the Iranian protests.

EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report.

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