[JURIST] Richard Falk [Al Jazeera profile], the UN Special Rapporteur on Palestinian human rights, on Friday called on [press release] the International Court of Justice (ICJ) [official website] to assess the legal status of Israel's prolonged occupation of Palestine. Falk accuses Israel of engaging in colonialism, apartheid and ethnic cleansing and argues that the ongoing settlement undermines the peace process. Falk, who is scheduled to step down as special rapporteur at the end of the month, has made a number...

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