CAMERA Op-Ed: How Amnesty International Helped Usher in Iran’s Revolution

‘War breeds revolutions,” the historian Paul Johnson once observed. “And breeding revolutions is a very old form of warfare.” Amnesty International has been in the news recently for a biased report labeling Israel as an “apartheid state.”

Yet, it is far from the only time that the NGO has engaged in shoddy reporting with destructive results. Amnesty, it turns out, played an important role in events leading up to the overthrow of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

(Read the rest of CAMERA’s March 5, 2022 Jerusalem Post op-ed here)