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Video: Interview with Richard Falk
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights discusses Palestine and the Goldstone report.
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2009 00:43 GMT

 

The Palestinian leadership has backed a move to defer a UN vote on the Goldstone report that accuses Israel of committing war crimes during its offensive in Gaza.

Richard Falk, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and a special UN rapporteur on the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, talks to Al Jazeera about the possible motivation behind the decision.

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