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STANLEY HELLER: Palestinians’ personal stories contradict Goldstone reversal? | The New Haven Register

… How can Goldstone be so trusting of Israeli investigations? He must know the Israeli military has a long record of investigations of killings of Palestinians that minimize soldiers’ responsibility and mete out little or no punishment. … Goldstone castigates Hamas for making no effort to investigate its indiscriminate rocket fire, which killed three civilians. He is right. Yet to ...

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Uri Avnery: Judge Goldstone Revisited | CounterPunch

There is something tragicomic about the persona of Richard Goldstone. First there was a veritable storm of fury when the original Goldstone report was issued. What a fiend! A Jew who claims to be a Zionist and an Israel-lover, who publishes the most abominable slanders about against our valiant soldiers, aiding and abetting the worst anti-Semites around the world! The ...

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The Goldstone Chronicles | Roger Cohen, The NYTimes.com

Israel is celebrating what it calls a vindication. It is preparing to welcome Goldstone. It is demanding nullification of the report, even though Goldstone is only one of its four authors. Meanwhile the facts remain: the 1,400 plus Palestinian dead, the 13 Israelis killed, the devastation, the Hamas rockets — and the need for credible investigation of what all evidence ...

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Goldstone recants, but how much is changed? | Al Jazeera English

The Goldstone Report itself was the subject of a polarised political debate, so it comes as little surprise that Judge Richard Goldstone’s admission that parts of the report were flawed has attracted a similarly black-and-white response. Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu quickly urged the United Nations to “toss this report into the trash can of history.” Foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman ...

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Goldstone’s Gaza report stands, UN insists | The Guardian

The UN has roundly rebuffed remarks by the South African judge Richard Goldstone that cast doubt on the report into the Gaza war that bears his name, causing rifts within the UN and furious debate across the Middle East.In the first public sign of a split within the four-person committee that compiled the report into the Israeli attack on Gaza ...

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