Relying on Misinformation, U.S. Senate Calls on U.N. to Rescind Goldstone Report by Jeremy R. Hammond

by Jeremy R. Hammond
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Foreign Policy Journal
April 17, 2011

Gaza from a distance

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The U.S. Senate on April 14 passed a resolution “calling on the United Nations to rescind the Goldstone report”, the popular name for the report of a U.N. fact-finding mission chaired by Richard Goldstone that was charged with investigating Israel’s full-scale military assault on the Gaza Strip in 2008-09, code-named “Operation Cast Lead”.

The report of the fact-finding mission concluded that there was evidence that both Israel and the Palestinian authority in Gaza, Hamas, committed war crimes during the course of the assault.

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House to Vote on Resolution to Reject Goldstone Report Findings and Recommendations by Jeremy R. Hammond

by Jeremy R. Hammond
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Foreign Policy Journal
1 November 2009

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday on a resolution calling on President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “to oppose unequivocally any endorsement or further consideration of the ‘Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict’ in multilateral fora.” Continue reading

Bill Moyers Journal: Richard Goldstone + William Wayne Justice

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Bill Moyers Journal
PBS
October 23, 2009

Richard Goldstone

Bill Moyers talks with Justice Richard Goldstone, who headed up the controversial UN Human Rights Council investigation into fighting in Gaza between Israel and Hamas.

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A Bill Moyers Essay: William Wayne Justice

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Goldstone challenges US over Gaza report + Israel and war crimes

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AlJazeeraEnglish
October 21, 2009

The United States has criticised the Goldstone report into Israel’s war on Gaza, calling it one-sided.

In an interview with Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi, Justice Richard Goldstone challenged the US government to justify its claims that his findings are flawed and biased.

Goldstone said the attacks on him have become personal and he believes most critics have not even read the report.

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