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UNHCR reopens debate on the Goldstone report.

The Goldstone report, a UN investigation that alleges war crimes were committed during fighting in the Gaza Strip this last winter, will be the subject of a UN Human Rights Council special session this Thursday. Palestine was able to gain enough support in the UN to reopen debate after Abbas and the Palestinian Authority announced this weekend they would back debate on the Goldstone report. Read more at t or Al Jazeera.

The Goldstone report accuses Israel of using disproportionate force, deliberately targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure and terrorizing civilian populations. The report also accuses Hamas of deliberately targeting civilians and terrorizing civilian populations with rocket fire.


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