Thursday, November 22, 2012

Regurgitating Israeli talking points, Amanpour lectures Meshal that ‘int’l agreements’ bar right of return

Phil Weiss (Mondoweiss)
Interviewing Hamas leader Khaled Meshal in Cairo last night on CNN, Christian Amanpour stated repeatedly that Palestinian refugees had no right to return to Israel according to "international agreements." (Transcript below)
In fact there are UN resolutions guaranteeing the right of refugees to return to their homes. Max Blumenthal challenged Amanpour "to cite one legally binding international resolution that prevents the Palestinian right of return. It is clear... she has no understanding of international law on refugees, no idea of Res 194." He continues, by email:
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