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Israel Goes Gaga Over Goldstone

Israel Goes Gaga Over Goldstone

What a day. First, AP reported on the UNHRC’s reaction to Judge Goldstone’s about-face: A spokesman for the U.N. Human Rights Council said for the report to be withdrawn Goldstone would have to submit a formal request to the Geneva-based body, which he has not done. “U.N. reports are not canceled on the basis of an

5 Reasons the NY Times Spiked Goldstone’s Mea Culpa

Here are five reasons why the NY Times rejected publishing Judge Goldstone’s about-face. 5. The paper’s new motto is “All the news that’s fit to punt.” 4. Pinch Sulzberger knows that people shelling out $15.00 a month for NYT content prefer Ahmed Yousef over a retired South African Jew. 3. Bad luck: Annie Lennox was guest editor that day. 2.

Libya a Human Rights Abuser? Shocking

The United Nations Human Rights Council, the global defender of human rights, has come upon some shocking news. After a thorough investigation, this esteemed body has concluded that the regime of Muammar Gaddafi is guilty of human rights abuses. Excuse me? While I support their effort to protect the innocent from abuse, where have they

Swimming in the CiF Cesspool

Veteran and respected British journalist Harold Evans wrote a damning indictment of the Goldstone Report in The Guardian’s op-ed section, a venue not normally the preserve of any positive pieces on Israel: The rockets were war crimes and ought to have been universally condemned as such. While new rockets hit Israel over many months there

Temple Mount Troubles

Scenes of violence on and around the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City are currently causing further damage to Israel’s already fragile diplomatic and public image. Descriptions of Israeli police “storming” the Temple Mount add to the impression, aided by the inflammatory rhetoric of Palestinian groups and neighbouring Arab states, that Israel is carrying out

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