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Former U.N. Specialist for Palestinian Rights Suspects War Crimes

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Richard Falk, who for six years served as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights, argues in a recent interview that there is no evidence that Israel’s air campaign has decreased rocket fire from Gaza. Likewise the claim that Hamas uses human shields is unfounded and Israel’s siege of Gaza is missing from media accounts of the cause of the current conflict, he contends.

Formalizing Israel's Land Grab
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Desperate Israeli politicians, watching opposition to their apartheid state mount, have proposed a perverted form of what they term “the one-state solution.”Desperate Israeli politicians have proposed a perverted form of what they term “the one-state solution.”

U.N. Human Rights Investigator Accuses Israel of War Crimes

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Richard Falk, the U.N. special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, writes in his annual report that Israeli actions during the recent offensive in Gaza constitute war crimes. Falk, who was denied entry to the region by Israel, says Hamas' human rights record should also be investigated.

Party to Murder
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Can anyone who is following the Israeli air attacks on Gaza -- the buildings blown to rubble, the children killed on their way to school, the long rows of mutilated corpses, the wailing mothers and wives, the crowds of terrified Palestinians not knowing where to flee, and our callous indifference to this widespread human suffering -- wonder why we are hated?

Israel Blocks U.N. Envoy at Airport

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There was no doubt as to Israel's take on recent comments about Israeli-Palestinian relations made by United Nations official Richard Falk when he arrived Sunday at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport, only to be denied entry and sent immediately back to Zurich.

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