Falk’s departure is victory for Palestinians and human rights

PRESS RELEASE Palestinian UN delegation tried to fire Richard Falk for Hamas support, froze his report; today is his last day GENEVA, March 24, 2014 – One year after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned Richard Falk’s comments blaming the Boston Marathon bombings on “the American global …

Palestinian delegation fails to block UN group revealing it tried to fire controversial investigator Richard Falk

PRESS RELEASE GENEVA, March 24, 2014 – The Palestinian delegation to the UN Human Rights Council three times interrupted the plenary testimony of a human rights activist today in a failed bid to block revelations that it had tried to fire the 47-nation body’s controversial official Richard Falk, …

New: UK says Richard Falk article "resonant of longstanding antisemitic practice of blaming Jews"

UN Watch has learned that the British government has condemned a recent Richard Falk article for being “resonant of the longstanding antisemitic practice of blaming Jews (through the State of Israel by proxy) for all that is wrong in the world.” Two months ago, on April 24, we published on this blog …

UN’s Richard Falk Again Calls Boston Attack “Resistance” to U.S. “Military Undertakings”

PRESS RELEASE First time: UN Watch submits unprecedented resolution to remove Richard Falk, calls on US & EU to endorse text GENEVA, May 9, 2013 – UN official Richard Falk, who was condemned for blaming the Boston terrorist attack on U.S. and Israeli policies, has once again justified the bombings as a …

U.S. Congressmen Express 'Outrage' over U.N. Official Blaming U.S. & Israel for Boston Bombings, Urge Secretary-General to Condemn 'Odious' Remarks

The Bipartisan Chairmen of the Congressional Israel Allies Caucus have sent a strongly worded letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations condemning comments by a top U.N. human rights official about the Boston bombings. U.N. Human Right’s Council Palestine monitor Richard Falk blamed the terror …

UN chief "rejects" Falk remarks, which "undermine credibility and work" of UN

Statement read out at today’s daily UN press briefing by Martin Nesisky, spokesman of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: We were asked yesterday about Professor Richard Falk’s latest commentary. I can tell you the Secretary-General has seen the commentary and he has been briefed on it. The …