The Russell Tribunal Cape Town session was a total failure; none of its stated objectives was achieved. Behind the legal faade of neutrality and credibility were biased witnesses and jurors who had prejudged Israels guilt.
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.
AIC is a radical political organization run by individuals with links to the Trotskyite anti-Zionist Revolutionary Communist League (Matzpen) and the PFLP. Funders include: Diakonia (Swedish government), Christian Aid (Irish government), and Sodepau (Catalan government in Spain). AIC rhetoric includes: [Sanctions] can provide an excellent framework to fight normalization with Israel. Shimon Peres is definitely an enemy of the Palestinian people, of human rights and of peace. Only the choice of resistance can put an end to the occupation. Barak and the rest of them to Nuremberg!