The Russell Tribunal Cape Town session was a total failure; none of its stated objectives was achieved. Behind the legal faade of neutrality and credibility were biased witnesses and jurors who had prejudged Israels guilt.
Another UN "mini-Durban" conference, held under the auspices of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People. European- and NIF-funded groups are participating.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) appointed Shawan Jabarin, an alleged senior activist in the PFLP terrorist organization, to its Middle East Advisory Board. This signals the continued moral decline and corruption in HRW.