Falk urges cessation of trade with settlements, as well as the lifting of the blockade on Gaza. He calls for the International Court of Justice to “assess allegations that the prolonged occupation possesses legally unacceptable characteristics of ‘colonialism’, ‘apartheid’ and ‘ethnic cleansing.'”
Falk denounced calls for his resignation as an attempt distract public attention to avoid accountability for provable human rights abuses.
The UN's Richard Falk demanded an international investigation into torture of Palestinians in Israeli prisons in an address to the UN Human Rights Council Monday. The Princeton professor and UN Special Rapporteur gave a chilling report on "massive scale" mistreatment of