Al-Mezan actively pursues a highly political anti-Israel agenda, while largely ignoring Palestinian terrorism. Its publications frequently promote false claims of Israeli war crimes and contribute to the erosion of the concept of universal human rights.
In May 2019, the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition (SHCC) published “2018 Impunity Remains: Attacks on Health Care in 23 Countries in Conflict” which painted Israel as the worst offender of attacks against health care in 2018. Closer inspection reveals a publication rife with faulty methodology, as well as reporting and selection bias that can be traced to highly partisan contributors
By refusing to seriously address the politicization of The Lancet and the antisemitism of some of its authors, the medical journal and its editor Richard Horton have demonized the Israeli medical community and the Jewish people.
NGO Monitor calls for The Lancets Open Letter for the People of Gaza to be removed from its website immediately and for Editor Richard Horton to issue a formal retraction and apology, both on the website and the next hard copy issue.
Highlighting Mads Gilberts background of ideological extremism, NGO Monitor reminds journalists and others of his radicalpolitical and ideological biases.