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World Nikki Haley on Iran: 'We must not be silent'

23:25  02 january  2018
23:25  02 january  2018 Source:   cnn.com

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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking emergency meetings with the Security Council in New York and the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding Iran .

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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking an emergency session in New York and the Human Rights Council in "The people of Iran are crying out for freedom," Haley said. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause."

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Washington — US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters on Tuesday, adding that the U.S. is seeking an emergency session in New York and the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding Iran.

"This is the precise picture of a long oppressed people rising up against their dictators. The international community has a role to play on this. The freedoms that are enshrined in the United Nations charter are under attack in Iran," she said. "If the Iranian dictatorships history is any guide, we can expect more outrageous abuses in the days to come. The U.N. must speak out."

She continued: "We must not be silent. The people are crying out for freedom. All freedom loving people must stand with their cause. The international community made the mistake of failing to do that in 2009. We must not make that mistake again."

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US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking an emergency session in New York and the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding You must be signed in to your WSLS.com account to post comments and upload pins.

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley praised Iranian protesters Tuesday, adding that the US is seeking an emergency session in New York and the Human Rights Council in "The people of Iran are crying out for freedom," Haley said. "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause."

The demonstrations in Iran, which have erupted against a backdrop of rising food and gasoline prices, began Thursday in the northeastern city of Mashhad before spreading to other cities. At least 21 people have died as a result of the protests.

State-run media outlet IRIB reported that Iranian officials had temporarily restricted access to social media apps Instagram and Telegram, which have been used by Iranians to share news about the protests.

"Right now we're going to have conversations with the Security Council and see what we need to do to have an emergency session," she added about Iran. "One way or another, we will have a meeting on what is happening in Iran and their protests and their fight for freedom."

When asked about Iran's missile program, Haley said the U.S. has no unilateral plans "at this time" for tackling the issue.

Iran's missile program is not in breach of its nuclear deal and will continue despite objections from the United States, President Hassan Rouhani has said.


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