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[Opinion] Human Rights Watch Ignores Critical Aspects of Gaza Riots

Becca Wertman discusses how Human Rights Watch (HRW) releases a report ignoring criticial aspects of the Gaza riots, including the threat that Hamas and other terrorist factions pose to both Palestinian and Israeli civilians and does not mention the recruitment and use of children as soldiers.

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After Work Visa Cancelled, HRW Falsely Denies BDS and Demonization Promotion

The Israeli Ministry of Interior has revoked the work visa granted in April 2017 to Human Rights Watch (HRW) employee Omar Shakir, a long-time anti-Israel, pro-BDS activist. In its response, HRW (and its local lawyer, Michael Sfard) makes the false claim that “neither HRW – nor Shakir as its representative – advocate for boycott, divestment or sanctions against companies that operate in the settlements, Israel or Israelis (sic).”

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Human Rights Watch finds another pretext to threaten Israel with ICC prosecution

In advance of a High Court hearing on April 25 about a demolition order against a Palestinian school in Area C of the West Bank, Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a statement accusing Israel of “the war crime of wanton destruction and forcible transfer” and recommending that the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court “examine the school demolitions.”

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Watchlist: Human Rights Watch Leads Effort to Promote Impunity for Palestinian Terrorists

HRW was one of a number of NGOs that set the agenda for a Policy Note published by Watchlist, urging the UN Secretary General to add Israel to the list of "parties known to commit grave violations against children." The publication lacks methodology and evidence, and promotes impunity for Palestinian terror groups.

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