Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, was detained by United Nations security personnel on Tuesday after he left the General Assembly Hall to protest a speech by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi. It is unclear why he was detained, but he was later released.
- Israel's ambassador to the UN, Gilad Erdan, was detained by UN security personnel after leaving the General Assembly Hall to protest a speech by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
- Erdan was later released, and it is unclear why he was detained.
- Erdan walked out of the speech holding a photo of Mahsa Amini, a Kurdish Iranian killed in the custody of Tehran "morality police."
- Erdan called Raisi a "mass murderer" and said it was a "disgrace" that member states stayed to listen to him.
- Raisi's presence at the General Assembly brought mass protests outside.