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Goldstone’s UN inquiry team arrives in Gaza

BBC 1 June 2009 A UN team investigating possible war crimes in Gaza, led by Richard Goldstone, has arrived in the Strip on a week-long fact finding mission. The four-member team entered from Egypt after Israel failed to grant visas, ...

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UN moves on Gaza probe despite Israeli objections

Voice of America 20 May 2009 A U.N. human rights expert says he will proceed with a mission to the Gaza Strip to investigate possible war crimes during the recent Israel-Hamas conflict despite Israeli objections. The U.N.’s Richard Goldstone says ...

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Ban Ki-moon’s moral failure

Hasan Abu Nimah | Electronic Intifada 6 May 2009 Late last week, according to the BBC Arabic news website, a report was submitted to the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon about the scale of destruction Israel inflicted on UN installations ...

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Israel snubs UN Gaza war inquiry

Al Jazeera 16 April 2009 An Israeli foreign ministry spokesperson has confirmed to Al Jazeera that it will not co-operate with a United Nations investigation into alleged war crimes during the 22-day assault on the Gaza Strip. Up to 1,300 ...

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Pity for the tiger is injustice to the sheep

By Fida Qishta – ISM co-ordinator in the Gaza Strip Visit Fida’s blog here. The situation has been exploited very cleverly by the Israeli Ministry of War. Yes, the Ministry of War. The soldiers who call themselves soldiers defending Israeli ...

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