Professor Gerald M Steinberg discusses Ken Roth's resignation from Human Rights Watch.
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On February 20, 2022, over 100 European and international NGOs, self-proclaimed grassroots movements, and politicized trade unions launched a BDS campaign headlined “#StopTradeWithSettlements."
Ariella Esterson analyzes how terms used by anti-Israel groups such as 'Jewish domination' echo antisemitic language used by the Third Reich, the Nazi Party and contemporary neo-Nazis
False Knowledge as Power: Deconstructing Definitions of Apartheid that Delegitimise the Jewish State
Barrister Joshua Kern and Legal Advisor Anne Herzberg analyze the policies and practices of apartheid as pursued historically in South Africa and examines the nature and evolution of the apartheid allegation levelled against Israeli officials.
For years, pro-BDS NGOs, some with links to terror groups, have lobbied Congress against American security assistance to Israel, including Iron Dome and other defensive systems. Although their efforts have failed to impact policy, the NGOs have gained support from high-profile progressive Representatives and garnered media attention for the anti-Israel agenda.
On August 23, 2021, Human Rights Watch (HRW) published its third (!) pseudo-report on the two-week armed conflict in Gaza and Israel, the latest titled “Gaza: Israel’s May Airstrikes on High-Rises.”
On 5-9 July 2021, EJIL:Talk!, an influential international law blog, hosted a symposium on “Apartheid in Israel/Palestine," specifically focused on Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) April 2021 publication, A Threshold Crossed.
On July 27, 2021, Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a report alleging that Israel committed war crimes in its May 2021 conflict with Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza. This report serves as another vehicle for HRW’s ongoing campaign lobbying the International Criminal Court.
On May 27, 2021, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) convened a special session on Israel to discuss “violations” allegedly committed by Israel since April 13, 2021 relating to Sheikh Jarrah, Gaza, Temple Mount and Al-Aqsa Mosque, and mixed Israeli cities.
- 2021 Gaza Conflict - "Guardians of the Wall"
- 2021 UN Commission of Inquiry
- Apartheid Rhetoric
- Commission of Inquiry