Tuesday, 1 December 2009

Goldstone Report Considered

"The Goldstone Report shows "willful blindness" to other evidence..."
THE ECONOMIST, 18 September 2009

"We did not deal with the issues regarding the problems of conducting military operations in civilian area..."
Excerpt from the GOLDSTONE REPORT

"Those interviewed in Gaza appeared reluctant to speak about the presence of or the conduct of hostilities by the Palestinian armed groups... from a fear of reprisals..."
Excerpt from the GOLDSTONE REPORT

"The Goldstone Report is "irredeemably biased" against Israel..."
Excerpt from Resolution 867, US House of Representatives, passed 3 November 2009

"If this was a court of law, there would have been nothing proven..."
Judge Goldstone, JEWISH FORWARD JOURNAL, 16 October

"The reckless and cynical use of civilian installations by Hamas and indiscriminate firing of rockets against civilian populations are clear violations of international humanitarian law..."
John Holmes, UN Head of Humanitarian Affairs, 27 January 2009

"During Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli Defence Forces did more to safeguard the rights of civilians in a combat zone than any other army in the history of warfare."
Colonel Richard Kemp on the Goldstone Report @ UN Human Rights Council, 16 October
Watch Video from UN Human Rights Council

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