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Investigate the Death of Arafat Jaradat ~ by Prof. Em. Richard Falk

LIVE BLOG ABOUT THE DEATH OF ARAFAT JARADAT Continuous Updates Richard Falk Weblog | March 1, 2013 What follows is a news report prompted by my press release on the shocking treatment of Arafat Jaradat who died while being held in an Israel prison. 27 February 2013 – A United Nations human rights expert today […]

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UN expert Prof. Em. Richard Falk calls for Palestine membership

Related: ▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid | Category Statehood Maan News Agency | September 22, 2011 GENEVA (AFP) — The UN expert for the Palestinian territories Richard Falk on Thursday called on UN member states to recognize Palestine as a state, saying its right of self-determination should be respected. In a statement, Falk “called […]

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UN Special Rapporteur Prof. Em. Richard Falk: Israel Killed 1300 Palestinian Children Since 2000

UN Special Rapporteur: Israel Killed 1300 Palestinian Children Since 2000 03.05.11 – 13:33| PNN – Palestine News Network Amman – PNN – The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Richard Falk, announced a new report documenting 1300 Palestinian children killed by Israel since 2000. UN […]

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The toxic residue of colonialism

The overt age of grand empires gave way to the age of covert imperial hegemony, but now the edifice is crumbling. Richard Falk Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:44 GMT As traffic returns to Tahrir Square, Egyptians are left to wonder if they’ve been sold out – like so many revolutionaries before them – and if the […]

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Egypt’s Berlin Wall Moment – by Prof. Em. Richard Falk

The recent uprisings do not exist merely in a historical vacuum, but must be considered within a geopolitical context. by Richard Falk Last Modified: 08 Feb 2011 14:05 Two boys, their faces painted in patriotic colours, support each other during the tense standoff in Tahrir Square [Getty] Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, […]

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Israeli Settler Right Bullies Rabbi Ascherman, Protesting at His Home

Rabbi Ascherman repairing demolished Palestinian home (Rabbis for Human Rights-Israel) « Tikun Olam-תקון עולם Jan 19, 2011 The Israeli settler far-right, as part of its campaign of vitriol and intimidation is stalking Rabbi Arik Ascherman, founder of Rabbis for Human Rights.  They will be demonstrating outside his home later today (Wednesday) against his alleged campaign […]

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Falk: Tribalism is genocidal; while a diverse religious identity thickens the fibers of global civilization

by Richard Falk on January 16, 2011 Editor’s note: This is exciting. Richard Falk, the international law prof at Princeton, emeritus, has done what all 80-year-olds should do, and started a blog. This entry, which he has allowed me to repost in full, is called “On Jewish Identity.” This is really everything I’ve asked for […]

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Despairing Angels « Poem by Richard Falk

Despairing Angels Carnalized in our time Wingless floating floating Serenading cities aflame far below Lyrics of death descending Shrill with despair Not not the sweet Tiepolo angels Now now a lost imagining: the sweetest among angels are being tutored to die While wingless beings graceless and grotesque float above our menaced planet Despairing Angels «.

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Stuttgart Declaration on Palestine (with short commentary) By Prof. Richard Falk

28 Dec       I am using my blog to indicate support for the Stuttgart Declaration that emerged from an outstanding conference held in that German city last November. The convenors of the conference are seeking signatures. To sign go to this url <http://senderfreiespalaestina.de/&gt; The importance of the Stuttgart Declaration can be expressed briefly […]

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