On May 18, 2018, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) held a “special session of the Human Rights Council on the deteriorating human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem.” Many of the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that participated in the session condemned Israel for allegedly committing “war crimes” and denied the legitimacy of Israel’s right to self-defense.
NGO Monitor Submission to the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict
- 2014 Gaza War
- Collective Punishment
- Commission of Inquiry
- Distortions of International Law
- Double Standards
- Fact Finding Best Practices
In advance of a Nov. 5 report to be released by Amnesty International, NGO Monitor emphasizes Amnestys lack of professional investigatory methodology and urges journalists to approach all such factual and legal claims with caution.
ISMs cynical and immoral strategy endangers the lives of its members. Corries bereaved parents should address the ISM for causing her wrongful death, and not target the IDF that is charged with protecting Israeli civilians against terrorism.
What do you get when you combine a radical activist who volunteers as a human shield for terrorists with a former Palestinian Authority spokesman? The Israel research department for Amnesty International.