UN expert Richard Falk talks about Israel's Flotilla Massacre

Israel should be held accountable

14 June 2010

UN expert and TNI contributor Richard Falk talks live on GritTV about the illegal raid in which nine humanitarian aid workers were murdered by the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) in international waters after boarding their ship in the dead of night.

About the authors

Richard Falk

Richard Falk is a former IPS/TNI fellow, an American professor emeritus of international law at Princeton University, writer, and appointee to two United Nations positions on the occupied Palestinian territories.

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