EMHRN issues biased press release: "Should the Palestinians be Punished?"

On 12 April 2006 the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN), which is funded by the EU and the Ford Foundation issued a press release which stated that by freezing aid to the Palestinian Authority the international community has displayed "a permanent double reasoning as, at the same time, it tolerates the multiple violations of Human Rights which the Israeli government is guilty of committing." The statement also urged "the European Union [to] re-establish its financial aid" to the PA. This clearly political statement that repeats the Palestinian position is consistent with those made by many pro-Palestinian NGOs.


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