Subject: Richard Falk, Slouching toward a Palestinian Holocaust To: Undisclosed-Recipient The appo
The appointment in late March 2008 of professor emeritus Richard Falk to the UN Human Rights Council, with especial responsibility as a rapporteur on the Palestinian territories has provoked an uproar in Israeli and Zionist circles. The following url is one article authored by Professor Falk, who incidentally is an American Jew.
The following article in the New York Jewish Forward foreshadows how wrought up pro-Israel circles are over this appointment
The following url gives a useful Wikepedia biographic handle on Richard Falk: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki
I am sure in coming weeks we shall hear a lot more feistiness from pro-Zionist quarters. It further confirms how much of a third rail the issue of Israeli/Zionist actions and attitudes are or have been since 1967 particularly when anyone highlights Israeli human rights transgressions toward Palestine and Palestinians. You touch this sacred cow at considerable risk of vilification.
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