Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Takes on Islamophobia in UN Speech
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is quite impressive, she is the leader of one the largest emerging economies and nations in the world, and her strong condemnation of Islamophobia in the West in her recent UN Speech has not gone unnoticed.
Here is the full video of her speech, (her remarks about Islamophobia begin at 10:40):
“Also as my capacity as President of a country that houses millions and millions of people of Muslim background and persuasion, that I state for the record from this podium, we very strongly condemn the escalation in Islamophobic prejudice in Western countries. Brazil is one of the high profile players in the generous initiative titled, “The Alliance of Civilizations,” originally convened by the Turkish government.” –Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff