NGO Monitor presented a new report on NGO efforts to promote another "Goldstone" pseudo-investigation at a special event held July 24, featuring a keynote address by Col. Richard Kemp CBE.
On July 23, the UN Human Rights Council, in partnership with NGOs, will hold a special session on the conflict in Gaza and will vote to create another immoral "Goldstone" pseudo-investigation.
When it comes to deadly attacks against Israelis, the silence of these NGOs is deafening, while their readiness to condemn Israel without any reliable fact-finding is indicative of a deep anti-Israel agenda.
The submission demands, at a minimum, strict adherence to the principles of impartiality and objectivity, transparency in all interactions with NGOs, and professional guidelines for assessing the credibility, and factual and legal claims of NGOs.
Goldstones NY Times op-ed is a direct refutation of the campaigns conducted by a number of NGOs that have used the Goldstone Report to promote boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) and to demonize Israel.
The agreement to release kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is an important humanitarian act, but organizations dedicated to human rights have an obligation to condemn such immoral extortion by Hamas.