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.
Breaking the Silence (Shovrim Shtika) is a foreign-funded, Israeli NGO whose mission is to publicly vilify Israel's military. British media outlets have overlooked journalistic norms to promote this NGO's questionable allegations.
Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson's June 17th column smears not only Israel but also its Jewish supporters. It uses an unreliable poll from a fringe source to argue that American Jews favor U.S. pressure on Israel.
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.
In journalism, half truths — otherwise known as errors of omission — can mislead the public almost as much as an outright lie. Terry Gross recently misled by conveying only part of what human rights groups have said about Gaza.
The New York Times prejudicially describes as "human rights advocates" a group that includes people who advocate against the existence of the Jewish state, accuse Israel of "genocide," and explicitly legitimize violence.
WorldVision, a Christian organization that promotes child welfare, uses a distorted narrative about the Arab-Israeli conflict to raise funds for its work in the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza.
Anna Baltzer is a relatively new anti-Israel agitator traveling the college and church circuit. Using her Jewish heritage as a moral lever, Baltzer shares anecdotes of Palestinian life while pushing standard anti-Zionist mythology.
Washington Post coverage of a Virginia Muslim leader's resignation from a panel on immigration for pro-jihad declarations was a textbook example of a) gullibility, b) partisanship, or c) some combination of the two.
Ofxam campaigns for international aid to Hamas despite the group's escalating rhetoric, involvement in terror operations and preparations for broader military confrontation with Israel.