Goldstone Report


UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict Report
Download report  (500+ pages) UNFFMGC_Report

PROS & CONS re  GOLDSTONE REPORT and the fallout

SLATER, Jerome: “What’s really wrong with the Goldstone Report” 14 December 2010
SLATER, Jerome: “The Goldstone Report and the Israeli “right of self-defence”, The Huffington Post, 1 March 2010
SLATER, Jerome: “Moshe Halbertal and the Goldstone Report” Part 1, ZNet, 3 January 2010
SLATER, Jerome: “Moshe Halbertal and the Goldstone Report” Part 2, ZNet, 5 January 2010

CORRIGAN, Edward C:  “The Goldstone Report and the debate in Israel”, Dissident Voice, 2 December 2009
DEEN, Thalif:  “UN body adopts Goldstone report”, The Electronic Intifada, 19 October 2009

McCARTHY, Rory: “Israel rejects UN council backing for Gaza war crimes report”, The Guardian, 16 October 2009
BAROUD, Ramzy: “Abbas and the Goldstone Report”, CounterPunch, 15 October 2009
HOLSTUN, Jim:  “Tony Blair and the business of covering up war crimes”,, 14 October 2009
KARKAR, Sonja: “The travails of the Palestinian Authority while Palestine vanishes”, 12 October 2009
SAPSTED, David: “Hundreds of war crimes lawsuits filed against Israelis”, The National, 11 October 2009
AMAYREH, Khalid: “Embarrassed and denounced”, Al-Ahram, 8-14 October 2009
SAPSTED, David:  “Hundreds of war crimes lawsuits files against Israelis”, The National, 11 October 2009
MUZHER, Sherri: “Abbas’s loss is Palestinians’ gain” The Palestine Chronicle, 11 October 2009
ZUNES, Stephen: “The Goldstone Report: Killing the Messenger”, Foreign Policy in Focus, 11 October 2009
THE ECONOMIST: Stranded between America and the street,  Print edition, 8 October 2009
ABUNIMAH, Ali:  “After Goldstone, Hamas faces fateful choice”, Electronic Intifada, 8 October 2009
MAKDISI, Saree: “Last straw for the Palestinian Authority”, The Huffington Post, 6 October 2009
DOEBBLER, Curtis: “Another injustice to Palestinians”, Ma’an, 6 October 2009
COOK, Jonathan:  “How Israel buried the UN’s war crime probe”, CounterPunch, 6 October 2009
LEVY, Gideon:  “It’s all kosher for Kasher”,  Haaretz,  5 October 2009
HASS, Amira: “Mahmoud Abbas’ chronic submissiveness” , Haaretz, 5 October 2009
BARGHOUTHI, Omar:  “UN must immediately adopt and act on the Goldstone Report”, The Palestine Chronicle, 5 October 2009
PALESTINIAN HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS condemn Palestinian leadership for not endorsing Goldstone report
, 3 October 2009
PNGO condemns PA request of delaying endorsement of Goldstone recommendations
, 3 October 2009
with Judge Richard Goldstone, 2 October 2009
ABUNIMAH, Ali: “Abbas helps Israel bury its crimes in Gaza”, Electronic Intifada, 2 October 2009
LYNFIELD, Ben: “Palestinians cry ‘blackmail’ over Israel phone service”, The Independent, 1 October 2009
MONTELL, Jessica: “B’TSELEM: The Goldstone Report on Gaza”, The Huffington Post, 1 October 2009
HOROWITZ, Adam and WEISS, Philip: Israel vs Human Rights,  The Nation, 30 September 2009
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH: “UN, US, EU undermine justice for Gaza conflict”, Media Release, 30 September 2009
ROSEN, Brant: “A moral accounting . . .” The Chicago Tribune, 27 September 2009
SHAOUL, Jean: “Obama comes to aid of Israel over UN war crimes charges“,, 26 September 2009
DAKWAR, Jamil: “Goldstone Report is not to be ignored”, The Huffington Post, 25 September 2009
KANTAR, Max: “On Max Boot – Apologist for War Crimes”, The Palestine Chronicle, 24 September 2009
GROSS, Eyal: “Listen to Goldstone:UN report on Gaza war not one-sided, does not ignore Hamas crimes, YNet News, 24 September 2009
GUTTMAN, Nathan: “Quick burial for Goldstone’s Report on Gaza”, FORWARD, 23 September 2009
GOLDSTONE, Richard: “Who’s being unfair?”, The Jerusalem Post, 22 September 2009
DERSHOWITZ, Alan: “Goldstone Report is a barrier to peace”, The Huffington post, 22 September 2009
FALK, Richard: “Why the Goldstone report matters” 19 September 2009
DAJANI, Jamal: “Goldstone’s Rosh Hashanah bomb”, The Huffington Post, 18 September 2009
HARRIS, David: “The Goldstone Report: Three strikes and you’re out!” The Hiuffington Post, 18 September 2009
LEVY, Daniel: “Israel must now heal itself”, The Guardian, 18 September 2009
HASS, Amira: “The one thing worse than denying the Gaza report”, Haaretz, 17 September 2009
GOLDSTONE, Richard: “Justice in Gaza”, New York Times, 17 September 2009
LERMAN, Antony: “Judge Goldstone and the pollution of argument”, The Guardian, 15 September 2009
UN Press Release (15 September): UN Fact Finding Mission finds strong evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during Gaza conflict; calls for end to impunity (Goldstone Report)
BENN, Aluf: “In wake of UN Gaza probe, how can Israel go to war again?”, Haaretz,  15 September 2009
Submission of Human Rights Organizations based in Israel to Goldstone Inquiry, 15 September 2009.
KASRILS, Ronnie: Request to file charges in South Africa against suspects accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity during “Operation Cast Lead” Media Review Network, 6Aug09
YOUMANS, Will: “The Gaza offensive and ending Israel’s legal impunity” The Jerusalem Fund, 7 May 2009


“The Legacy of the Goldstone Report” by Adam Horowitz, Lizzy Ratner and Philip Weiss (JFJFP Editor’s Note)


Richard Falk on Palestine and Goldstone Report, 7 October 2009

Response to Goldstone