Amnesty International has resumed its one-sided campaign condemning Israeli responses to terror from Gaza. In the past month, AI has issued three updates, none of which contains any research. One statement copies problematic claims by a highly politicized NGO known as PHR-I, and another is a misleading press release on a report related to the death of a Reuters cameraman in Gaza. Amnesty officials justify this campaign by claiming that, Gaza has fallen off the international news agenda a false and irrelevant explanation.
The recently published statement of the IDF Military Advocate General contradicts claims and conclusion of several NGOs and the UN Schabas/Davis Commission of Inquiry regarding specific incidents from the 2014 Gaza War.
FIDH is a Paris-based federation of 141 NGOs from 92 countries with consultative or observer status with several international bodies. In its mission statement, FIDH seeks to contribute to the respect of all the rights defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. While claiming to be strict and impartial in its work, FIDH shows a strong anti-Israel bias by focusing disproportionate resources on condemning Israel, selectively interpreting international humanitarian law, dismissing the context of terrorism, largely ignoring Israeli victims of terror, and denying Israels right to self-defense. FIDH receives funding from international and national bodies and foundations, but it does not disclose the sources of its funding
In advance of a court hearing today regarding the refusal of the political organization “Breaking the Silence” to hand over details of alleged military wrongdoings NGO Monitor emphasizes that this organization is not above the law.