Reality – with which HRW has a tenuous relationship – can be rather inconvenient and complicated. But if HRW seeks to maintain any shred of credibility as a fact-driven, impartial institution, it cannot simply sweep away these complicating and inconvenient factors in pursuit of a partisan narrative.
Some questions and answers about the campaign to slur Israel as an apartheid state and to rid the world of its one Jewish state.
Israel is right to snub the U.N. COI, and the U.S. – as well as all fair-minded democracies – need to step up and put an end to this blatant antisemitism coming from the U.N. It's deeply concerning that they would allow their U.N. funding to be used for an inherently anti-Semitic initiative.
Human Rights Watch repeatedly scoffs at IDF claims that there are Hamas tunnels under Gaza, saying that HRW’s investigators could find no trace of these supposed tunnels. However, Israeli journalist Gal Berger reports that the UN is worried about such tunnels undermining their school's foundations, but Hamas is preventing UN experts from checking. If Hamas won't let the UN check for tunnels, did they really let HRW check?
Human Rights Watch has just published a report charging that Israeli strikes in Gaza during the May fighting included significant war crimes. Too bad that the first case it cites, a bombing in Beit Hanoun, was actually due to an errant Palestinian rocket.
Human Rights Watch’s new report so full of errors and lies it is a disgrace, especially for an organization that claims – on the inside cover of the report – to “scrupulously investigate abuses” and “expose the facts widely.” For the abuses here were committed by Human Rights Watch, not by its habitual target Israel. It is time, at long last, for Human Rights watch to come clean and eliminate the hatred of Jews and Israel that are a cancer in the organization.
After a Palestinian car-ramming attack against Israelis, a senior Human Rights Watch official pretends it never happened, suggesting Israel shot at the a Palestinian for going about his daily business.
Journalists, academics and the public look to human rights groups for guidance in assigning responsibility for the violence and misery inflicted on civilians in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But objective information is not what they get.
Human Rights Watch, the NGO that has become more famous for its obsessive attempts to delegitimize Israel than for its stated mission to promote global human rights, is becoming less and less credible. Now, even its founder and former chairman, Robert Bernstein, has publicly dissociated himself from that NGO's agenda.
Human Rights Watch condemns terrorism but effectively denies Israel’s right to stop terrorism and to defend itself. Before joining HRW, senior staffer Joe Stork supported Israel’s destruction and denied its legitimacy. It appears then to make perfect sense that Stork works for HRW.