HRW clearly has no knowledge of the military intelligence possessed by Israeli commanders at the time of the strikes, or the military and moral concerns that guided their thinking.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) appointed Shawan Jabarin, an alleged senior activist in the PFLP terrorist organization, to its Middle East Advisory Board. This signals the continued moral decline and corruption in HRW.
Robert Bernstein, the founder of Human Rights Watch, has published a very important criticism of the organization in the NY Times. In declaring his decision to publicly join the groups critics, Bernstein endorses the conclusion that HRW has lost all credibility over the Middle East. Bernsteins oped follows publication of NGO Monitors systematic report demonstrating HRWs blatant bias and lack of credibility on the Middle East. These findings have been amplified by the recent call for HRWs board members to institute a full independent review and reform in the organization.