CAMERA ‘Snapshots’ Blog. December 12, 2007

"…Rovera admits there are international conflicts far more devastating than the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yet, Ha’aretz fails to follow up with the obvious question: why, then, does AI devote more energy and words to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict than other conflict? (See NGO-Monitor chart above.)

Overall, Rovera dismisses critics who charge Amnesty of being anti-Israel, claiming they "base their anti-Amnesty attitude on short reports in newspapers or on TV that describe in a sentence or two the content of report that are over 80-100 pages." And thus Ha’aretz writer Aryeh Dahan allows Rovera to duck serious criticism from NGO Monitor, which carefully reviews all of Amnesty’s work on the region.

Watch for more follow up from NGO Monitor."

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