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1 Achilles Tang  Sat, Apr 23, 2011 7:47:20pm

HRW has devolved, just as has Amnesty International, to an organization who’s policies are driven by where they get the easiest donations.

Oh, did I forget to mention the NRA?

Hell, let’s throw in Scientology.

I could go on.//

2 Flavia  Sat, Apr 23, 2011 9:51:51pm

Their own founder has denounced them.

“Robert Bernstein, the founder of Human Rights Watch, one of the world’s leading human rights organisations, accused the New York-based group of anti-Israeli bias yesterday….

“As the founder of Human Rights Watch, its active chairman for 20 years and now founding chairman emeritus, I must do something that I never anticipated: I must publicly join the group’s critics,” he wrote.

“Human Rights Watch had as its original mission to pry open closed societies, advocate basic freedoms and support dissenters. But recently it has been issuing reports on the Israeli-Arab conflict that are helping those who wish to turn Israel into a pariah state.”

timesonline.co.uk

(I forget if we’re allowed to post links. If not, I apologize!)

3 Samson  Sat, Apr 23, 2011 11:27:43pm

re: #1 Naso Tang

Amnesty International, like HRW, has “evolved” into an organization dedicated to maligning the state of Israel. The following is an example. Note the venue and organizers. Not surprisingly, the chair is a former “journalist” from the Guardian, the most explicitly anti-Israel newspaper in the western world:

Complicity in Oppression: Does the Media Aid Israel?

Chair: Victoria Brittain, author and former Guardian journalist
Date: Monday 23 May, 2011
Time: 7pm - 9.30pm
Venue: Amnesty International, Human Rights Action Centre, New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA

Organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign and MEMO

middleeastmonitor.org.uk


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