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UK reaffirms support to UN Gaza report

PressTV –  Wed Apr 6, 2011 3:33PM Britain has pledged its support for the UN Goldstone Report, which accuses the Israeli regime of committing war crimes in the 2008- 2009 Gaza war. The UK government’s pledge of support comes as the US daily Washington Post reported on Friday that South African judge Richard Goldstone has […]

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Rizqa: Goldstone has no right to withdraw the UN report on Gaza war

05/04/2011 – 07:37 PM GAZA, (PIC)– Political advisor to the Palestinian premier Yousuf Rizqa said that Richard Goldstone has no right to back away from the UN report on Gaza war because it belongs to the international organization which adopted and endorsed it. In a press release, Rizqa stressed that Goldstone is one member of […]

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Samouni Family Responds to Goldstone Backtrack on Israeli War Crimes – Ken O’Keefe

Source.   Related to the special topic: WHITE WASH WATCH | Goldstone’s Reconsiderations on the Gaza Cast Lead Report

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Gaza officials ask EU to step in after Goldstone comments

April 5, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Over 100 Palestinian figures from Gaza Strip sent a letter of protest to the EU Representative in Palestine, after delegates voted against a move forward on the recommendations of the Goldstone Report at the UN. “Our Palestinian people feel shocked and angered regarding the European vote on Friday, […]

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Gaza families shocked after Goldstone retraction

[ 05/04/2011 – 09:51 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Families of some of the casualties laid to rest during the 2008-9 Israeli war on Gaza expressed shock over recent statements by Judge Richard Goldstone that he retracted his opinion that Israel had committed crimes during aggression. Goldstone headed a UN Human Rights Council fact-finding mission which […]

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Goldstone To Visit Israel

Tuesday April 05, 2011 11:34 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Only a few days after retracting his report on Israel’s war on the Gaza Strip, South African Judge, Richard Goldstone, said will be happy to visit Israel next summer, starting his tour with Sderot settlement, south of the country. Richard Goldstone – wikipedia […]

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Palestinian figures slams European countries for supporting Israel’s war crimes

[ 05/04/2011 – 09:19 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Human rights activists, academics and intellectuals in Gaza strongly denounced all European union countries for not voting in favor of Goldstone report in the UN human rights council 10 days ago, saying that this European position provided a political cover and immunity for Israel against international law […]

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UN Council: Will Not Retract Goldstone Report Due To Op-ed By Chief Investigator

Tuesday April 05, 2011 03:32 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Richard Goldstone, the Chief Investigator of the UN Human Rights Council’s investigation into war crimes and violations by Israel and Hamas during Israel’s 2008-9 invasion of Gaza, created a diplomatic stir when he published an op-ed on Friday entitled “Reconsidering the Goldstone Report on […]

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GOLDSTONE ALTERS HIS VERDICT

— AN ANALYSIS BY DR. LAWRENCE DAVIDSON | Intifada Palestine | Apr 4, 2011 Judge Richard Goldstone Dr. Lawrence Davidson It will be recalled that after the September, 2009 issuance of the Goldstone Report suggesting that Israel might be guilty of war crimes, Judge Richard Goldstone was barred from attending grandson’s bar mitzvah. That is […]

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Islamic Jihad: Israel may use Goldstone’s last remarks to wage new war on Gaza

04/04/2011 – 02:46 PM GAZA, (PIC)– The Islamic Jihad Movement said Richard Goldstone’s backtracking on what came in his report might be exploited by Israel to wage a new war and commit massacres in Gaza. Islamic Jihad official Ahmed Mudalal stated on Sunday that what was shockingly said by Goldstone recently resulted from pressures by […]

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UN: Judge hasn’t asked Gaza report to be nixed

GENEVA — The U.N.’s top human rights body says it is standing by a report about Israel’s 2009 incursion into Gaza even though the lead author has backtracked from some of the report’s most damning allegations against Israel. Israel has called for the report to be withdrawn after Richard Goldstone, a former South African judge and […]

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PCHR highlight key issues relating to report of UN fact-finding mission on Gaza conflict (the ‘Goldstone Report’)

4th July 2011 | Palestinian Centre for Human Rights |  International Solidarity Movement In light of the media debate and confusion triggered by Justice Richard Goldstone’s 1 April opinion piece in the Washington Post, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) wishes to highlight a few key issues regarding the current status of the UN […]

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ei: Goldstone’s shameful U-turn

Ilan Pappe, The Electronic Intifada, 4 April 2011 Judge Richard Goldstone in the Gaza Strip, June 2009. (UN Photo) “If I had known then what I know now, the Goldstone report would have been a different document.” Thus opens Judge Richard Goldstone’s much-discussed op-ed in The Washington Post. I have a strong feeling that the […]

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Goldstone “Reconsiders” Report on Gaza War

04.04.11 – 12:31 Washington – PNN – The retired jurist who headed the UN investigation of war crimes during the 2008 Gaza war now says that he regrets the report’s treatment of Israel. In an editorial in the Washington Post, Richard Goldstone claimed that he is now aware of information that would have produced “a […]

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Dr. Ashrawi : We Expect Goldstone to Show Commitment to International Law, not Bow to Israel

04.04.11 – 13:37 Ramallah – PNN – Commenting on Richard Goldstone’s recent opinion piece published in the Washington Post last week, PLO Executive Committee member and MP Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said on Sunday that instead of caving in to Israeli pressure, Judge Goldstone was expected to show an unwavering commitment to international law.   Israeli […]

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