Richard Falk

Jon Queally, staff writer
Overall death toll rises beyond 750 people a day after UN Human Rights council approves investigation into possible war crimes
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
U.S. Secretary of State Jon Kerry (Photo: Flickr / Creative Commons / cliff1066™)
Critics say Israel's ongoing 'colonization and killing' expose emptiness of...
Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer
'World should not forget about the security of the people of Gaza'


Citing her "duty not to conceal a clear crime," the head of a Beirut-based U.N. agency has resigned after the withdrawal of a scathing UN-commissioned report that for the first time charges Israel is "a racist state that has established an apartheid system that persecutes the Palestinian people." While furious Israeli leaders likened the report to Nazi propaganda, Rima Khalaf said she rejected their "vicious attacks" and stood by the findings that "Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid."

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