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Tag: Richard Falk
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1. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Supreme Leader of Iran
“Rabid dog … its leaders … cannot be called human”Even as the world’s top diplomats celebrated a tentative nuclear/sanctions deal that many believe will not stop Iran’s capacity to go nuclear, few leaders condemned Supreme...
April 24, 2013 | 12:03 pm
Richard Falk, a UN official, referred to the Boston Marathon in a column he wrote for the Foreign Policy Journal , saying the US "had it coming" because of its policy around the world and specifically in the Middle East, Iraq and Afghanistan. Yes, that's right. A respected person...
April 23, 2013 | 9:11 am
December 19, 2012 | 9:34 am
Human Rights Watch has removed Richard Falk, United Nations special rapporteur on Palestinian human rights, from one of its local committees.
Falk, who has compared Israel's treatment of the Palestinians to the actions of the Nazis and suggested that the U.S. government may have...
October 26, 2012 | 9:47 am
July 15, 2011 | 10:08 am
July 8, 2011 | 3:15 pm
The Obama administration, joined by U.S. Jewish groups, called for the United Nations to dismiss Richard Falk, its rapporteur on Palestinian rights, after he posted an anti-Semitic cartoon on his blog.
“I am deeply disturbed that once again U.N. Special Rapporteur Richard Falk has...
March 21, 2011 | 3:15 pm
Richard Falk, the special rapporteur of the United Nations on the Palestinians, told the U.N. Human Rights Council that Israel is committing ethnic cleansing in eastern Jerusalem.
Falk’s statements Monday to the Human Rights Council came as the council prepared a resolution...
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