Monday, January 24, 2005

It Only Took 60 Years

The U.N. commemorated the Holocaust for the first time ever today in New York.

"The meeting was requested by U.S. Ambassador John Danforth in a letter on Dec. 9, and backed by Russia, the European Union, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Annan polled member states and 138 nations in the 191-member assembly agreed."

Check my math but 53 nations voted against commemorating the Holocaust. I'll see if I can find out who those were and get back to you. In the meantime, no guessing.


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