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UN human rights rapporteur says world court should question Israeli occupation

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

Richard Falk

Israel is very critical of Falk for his courageous reports on its human rights violations against the Palestinians. Earlier this year, Israel’s main ally and protector, the United States, questioned Falk’s capabilities in the role of rapporteur. He defended himself by pointing out that he is only doing his job

Middle East Monitor | Wednesday, 30 October 2013 11:14

The UN’s Special Rapporteur for human rights in the occupied Palestinian territories has suggested that the General Assembly should “seek an opinion” from the International Court of Justice about Israel’s occupation. Richard Falk told the UN human rights committee that the UN should take this step if the current peace talks fail.Israel is very critical of Falk for his courageous reports on its human rights violations against the Palestinians. Earlier this year, Israel’s main ally and protector, the United States, questioned Falk’s capabilities in the role of rapporteur. He defended himself…

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