Gerald Steinberg claims that Judge Mary McGowen Davis has the option of bringing the curtain down on the farce of the Schabas inquiry into the 2014 Gaza war, and avoid further destruction of the moral principles of human rights and international law.
Gerald Steinberg claims that with so much evidence of failure, any continuation of the UN pseudo-investigation would only serve to highlight the immoral exploitation of human rights and international law as a weapon to target Israel.
Gerald Steinberg claims that a well-funded network of NGOs has long provided the political support for the Palestinian ICC initiative.
- Durban Strategy
- EIDHR (European Instrument of Democracy and Human Rights)
- International Criminal Court (ICC)
- Schabas-Davis Report
Gerald Steinberg claims that Israel would be wise to remember the circumstances of the past while it braces for "Goldstone II" or the Schabas commission.
Anne Herzberg claims that given William Schabass anti-Israel record, it is no surprise that he was selected to draft a report that will undoubtedly conclude that Israel is guilty.
Israel was right last year to end contact with the UN Human Rights Council, and the reasons it gave then - its obsessive bias and double standards targeting the Jewish State -are just as relevant today.
The UN, HRW, and the other organizations that are responsible for the dysfunctional state of affairs at the Human Rights Council have no one to blame but themselves. If the collapse of UPR is what it takes to force real change at the HRC and to end the stranglehold of abusive regimes at that institution, it will be worth it.