UN Envoy Barred From Entering Israel

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Richard Falk,  the UN Human Rights Council's special rapporteur on the situation of Palestinian human rights  in the West Bank and Gaza, has been  denied entry to Israel . Falk who has compared Israel's treatment of the Palestinians to the Nazis actions during the Holocaust,arrived at Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday with his entourage for his first visit since assuming his role, in order to compile a report on the humanitarian situation in the Palestinian territories, which he plans to submit to the UN in March 2009. 12/15/08