Tagged: Goldstone Report

Half a cheer for Goldstone 0

Half a cheer for Goldstone

Richard Goldstone backtracks somewhat concerning his already infamous report in a Washington Post op-ed: We know a lot more today about what happened in the Gaza war of 2008-09 than we did when I...

Goldstone report inaccuracies part 24 0

Goldstone report inaccuracies part 24

Martin Kramer noticed a bizarre statistic in the Goldstone Report: I’ve been reading through the part of the Goldstone Report treating the economic impact of Operation Cast Lead—a part that hasn’t gotten much attention....

Goldstone Report inaccuracies, part 23 0

Goldstone Report inaccuracies, part 23

The Goldstone Report has a section about the booby-trapping of Palestinian Arab houses by Hamas. If Hamas booby-trapped houses in civilian neighborhoods, that would violate the principle of distinction, which is a major claim...

Goldstone report problems, part 21 0

Goldstone report problems, part 21

Paragraph 1515 of the Goldstone report says: 1515. At the public hearing in Geneva on 6 July 2009, Mr. Shawan Jabarin of Al-Haq reported that tens of thousands of Palestinians today are subject to...

Goldstone and the Abu Askars 0

Goldstone and the Abu Askars

I just looked at the testimony of one of the Goldstone witnesses, Mohammed Abu Askar. While the report did mention that he was a Hamas member it stressed that he was not a member...

Goldstone report inaccuracies, part 20 0

Goldstone report inaccuracies, part 20

From the Summary of Legal Findings section of the Goldstone report: 1933. In addition to the above general findings, the Mission also considers that Israel has violated its specific obligations under the Convention on...

Goldstone Report inaccuracies, part 19 0

Goldstone Report inaccuracies, part 19

The Goldstone Report talks about, and dismisses, Israeli accusations that Hamas used ambulances for military purposes. The entire section is very revealing as to the bias that the Commission had when investigating claims against...