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July 27, 2005
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The Anti-Defamation League asked the U.N. human rights commissioner to condemn a colleague’s statements against Israel. Speaking to a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Geneva on July 5, Jean Ziegler, the U.N. special rapporteur on the right to food, reportedly referred to the Gaza Strip as an “immense concentration camp” and to Israeli soldiers as its guards, adding that only an unconditional withdrawal of “colonists” from the West Bank would bring peace and justice.

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