December 14, 2022 — Victory! The Islamic regime of Iran was today expelled from the UN Women’s Rights Commission, following a relentless campaign led by UN Watch, the independent non-governmental human rights organization that fights dictatorships at the world body.
By an overwhelming vote of 29 to 8, the Islamic Republic of Iran became the first government in the history of the United Nations to be removed from the Commission on the State of Women. The action was taken by the commission’s parent body, the UN Economic and Social Council.
“This is a regime that beats, blinds, arrests, tortures, rapes and kills women protesters, and they never should have been there in the first place,” said Hillel Neuer, director of UN Watch.
“Today, we finally see some justice. The UN’s unprecedented expulsion of Ayatollah Khamenei’s murderous and misogynistic regime sends the…