Becca Wertman analyzes how Omar Shakir, HRW's Israel/Palestine Director, has abused his platform to promote discriminatory BDS campaigns aimed at delegitimizing the Jewish State.
In a video that has gone viral, a young Palestinian approaches two Israeli soldiers. She hits, prods and slaps them. She is trying to provoke a reaction that will be caught on camera and show the ugly violence of the Israeli army. The soldiers respond with professionalism and restraint, and ignore her attack.