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UN agency's choices to replace Richard Falk at Palestinian post accused of anti-Semitism
Fox News ^ | April 08, 2014

Posted on 04/09/2014 8:15:16 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows

Under pressure from Arab nations, the United Nations Human Rights Council has rejected a U.S.-backed choice to replace its outgoing point man on Palestine, and is now eyeing two candidates who share a long history of alleged anti-Israel bias.

The current front-runner to replace Richard Falk, a 9/11 truther who once praised Ayatollah Khomeinei and was reliably anti-Israel while serving as the council's special rapporteur on Palestinian rights, is Christine Chinkin, a law professor at the London School of Economics. Chinkin authored the Goldstone report, an infamous UN study on the Gaza conflict that was repudiated by Israel. A dark horse candidate is Indonesia’s former UN envoy, Makarim Wibisono, who has long been an outspoken critic who has a history of making one-sided remarks on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Either choice will ensure the 47-member council employs a monitor with a built-in, anti-Israel bias, said UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel
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1 posted on 04/09/2014 8:15:16 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows
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To: Slings and Arrows

Yup.

And the Obama Administration insists we can play a constructive role in a UN agency that shields the world’s worst dictatorships from criticism and which batters Israel.

That’s its idea of advancing human rights work.


2 posted on 04/09/2014 8:21:05 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Not


3 posted on 04/09/2014 8:30:52 PM PDT by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The UN, isn’t that the New York based debate society for murdering dictators?


4 posted on 04/09/2014 8:50:17 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves" Month.)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

You forgot Jewhating, although that’s more of a hobby.


5 posted on 04/09/2014 8:52:44 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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6 posted on 04/10/2014 6:08:52 AM PDT by SJackson (the Democrats take back control, we don’t make (this) kind of naked power grab, J Biden)
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