The World Organization Against Torture (OMCT) is a Geneva based coalition of NGOs comprising 311 local, national and regional organizations “fighting against arbitrary detention, torture, summary and extrajudicial executions, forced disappearances and other forms of violence
Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) runs a project titled “Protect Human Rights Defenders” to “support harassed or detained Palestinian human rights defenders by submitting cases to the UN and EU member states.”
The UN Human Rights Council COI published its third report purporting to investigate “attacks, restrictions and harassment of civil-society actors.”
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.
On April 25, 2019, three UN Special Rapporteurs issued a statement supporting HRW Israel/Palestine Director and long-time BDS activist Omar Shakir, who failed to convince an Israeli court to force the Interior Ministry to grant him a new work visa.