#11 Kemp's oral presentation to the UNHRC - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 20.10.09 | 01:54 (IST)

    DI: "General Richard Kemp`s letter to UNHRC" His oral presentation: http://rickscafamerican.blogspot.com/2009/10/richard-kemp-on-gaza-operation.html It is a regurgitation of the Israeli hasbarah line, and when you read it you see he may as well have stood up and said: "Mr. President, I just wanted to have it put on the record that I agree with everything the IDF spokesmodel has ever said. Thank you for your time." One example: he points out that Israel dropped leaflets/made phone calls telling civilians to "flee", but without mentioning that the IDF was preventing any "civilian flight". Another: He mentions "missions being aborted", but without providing a single example. Another: He mentions "huge amounts of aid" being delivered, without once describing how much, and why such an amount is "huge". Basically, a worthless contribution that was long on pontification and extremely short on facts.

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    First published 14:58 19.10.09 | Last updated 23:44 19.10.09
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