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January 27, 2011

UN Human Rights Council's Richard Falk Discredited as Truther

Richard Falk

In 2008, Richard Falk began a six-year term as the UN Human Rights Council's permanent investigator on "Israel's violations of the principles of international law"-- a position that itself is a manifestation of clear bias, as it is meant to investigate only Israeli actions and not Palestinian ones. Now the person who holds this position is exposed as a conspiracy theorist, or "truther" who believes he knows the "truth" about 9/11, namely that the U.S. government, and not Al Qaeda, was responsible for the attacks on the World Trade Center. It is not surprising that these lunatic fringe views are suported by one who has expressed similar fringe views about Israel, for example, comparing Israeli actions to those of the Nazis. And it is not surprising that the UN Human Rights Council, specifically selected someone with such objectionable views as their resident condemner of Israel.

Falk's exposure as a conspiracy theorist comes as a result of UN Watch's 3-year campaign "to expose and combat Falk's denial and justification of Hamas and Al Qaeda terrorism, and his material support for 9/11 conspiracy theorists." Read about it here.

Posted by RH at January 27, 2011 03:13 PM


You should call him a "conspiracy theorist" not a "truther."

99% of normal people have no idea what "truther" means. Sounds like someone who likes the truth, which isn't exactly a bad thing and obviously not what you mean.

Posted by: Hi at January 27, 2011 04:48 PM

This "Truther" BS is mostly inspired by a video known as "Loose Change". Many may have seen this and found it convincing. If you don't recognize it as pure hogwash, the following link provides a humorous and informative look at the video.

Posted by: anon at January 28, 2011 03:50 PM

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