Tag Archives: special rapporteur

UN justice champion Richard Falk targeted (again) ~ by Stuart Littlewood

Vengeful Zio-schemers sharpen their knives June 15, 2013 | by Stuart Littlewood | Redress Information & Analysis The US ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe, has branded Richard Falk as “unfit to serve in his role as a UN Special Rapporteur.” It seems that in his role monitoring the occupied Palestinian […]

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Rapporteur Richard Falk takes Israel to task at UN forum

United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights Richard Falk PressTV | Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:7AM The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights has condemned the Israeli regime for its long-time occupation of Palestinian territories and violation of the human rights of the Palestinians. Richard Falk made the remarks on Monday while […]

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URGENT APPEAL to H.E. @DeSchutterUNSR | Illegal restrictions on fishing access to Palestinian territorial waters

Palestine Matters | Saturday, March 23, 2013 Alert | URGENT APPEAL: Ref: UA 05 / 13 VIOLATIONS: illegal restrictions on fishing access to the Palestinian territorial waters Under the government of Israel’s illegal occupation, Palestinian families are severely deprived of a vital food source because of Israel’s illegal restrictions placed on access by fishermen to […]

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Visit to Gaza: UN Press Release ~ by Prof. Em. Richard Falk (@rfalk13)

Richard Falk Weblog | Dec 6, 2012 (I recently completed a mission to the Gaza Strip, entering by way of Egypt at the Rafah Crossing; as I am now in Doha attending the final days of the UN Climate Change negotiations, I have had no chance to write a post describing the moving and difficult […]

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In Defense of Richard Falk ~ by Lawrence Davidson

Lawrence Davidson | Nov 4 2012 | Sabbah Report   Who is Richard Falk and What Has He Done? Richard Falk is the present United Nations Special Rapporteur for the Palestinian Territories. His job is to monitor the human rights situation in the territories, with particular reference to international law, and report back to both […]

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Prof. Em. Richard Falk: Boycott firms profiting from Israel settlements

Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories PressTV | Fri Oct 26, 2012 1:47AM The focus on business activities is partly an expression of frustration about…the ineffectiveness of the UN efforts to condemn settlement expansion.” Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the […]

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PCHR Submits Memorandum to the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions

Ref: 74/2012 Date: 10 September 2012 The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) has sent a submission, in the form of an Individual Complaint, to the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, related to the willful killing of Saad al-Majdalawi by Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip on 16 August 2011. On 16 […]

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#PalHunger | Palestinian Hunger Strikes: Why Still Invisible? ~ by Prof. Em. Richard Falk

Palestine Chronicle | Richard Falk | Aug 22, 2012   When it is realized that Mahatma Gandhi shook the British Empire with a series of hunger strikes, none lasting more than 21 days, it is shameful that Palestinian hunger strikers ever since last December continue to exhibit their extreme courage by refusing food for periods […]

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UN Report on Human Rights Situation in Occupied Palestine, UN Doc. A/66/358

Prof. Em. Richard Falk | October 22, 2011 I am making available here my latest report to the UNGA in my role as Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestine. Because of translation requirements within the UN the early deadline for submission of the text means that recent developments are omitted, including the issuance of the Palmer […]

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Sabotaging Flotilla II: Waging War Against Civil Society ~ by Prof. Em. Richard Falk

by Richard Falk | Foreign Policy Journal | July 5, 2011 The reports that two of the foreign flagged ships planning to be part of the ten vessel Freedom Flotilla II experienced similar forms of disabling sabotage creates strong circumstantial evidence of Israeli responsibility. It stretches the imagination to suppose that a sophisticated cutting of […]

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