Following in the footsteps of Kenneth Roth and Sarah Margon, another highly qualified candidate for a prominent post, James Cavallaro, is withdrawn for criticizing Israel.
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Israel committed 3,532 human rights violations against Palestinians in January
Israeli violence made January 2023 the bloodiest month for West Bank Palestinians in 8 years – including murders, injuries, land theft, building demolitions, and more. 7 Israelis have also been killed.
I once ran Human Rights Watch. Harvard blocked my fellowship over Israel
Kenneth Roth: “I was told that my fellowship at the Kennedy School was vetoed over my and Human Rights Watch’s criticism of Israel. How can an institution that purports to address foreign policy – that even hosts a human rights policy center – avoid criticism of Israel?”
Facebook report concludes company censorship violated Palestinian human rights
The report, published today, said Facebook and Instagram showed bias against Palestinians during a brutal Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip in May 2021.
As Israel demonizes Palestinian human rights orgs, Palestinians may lose aid lifeline
Israel is silencing Palestinian human rights groups that expose the cruelty of Israel’s occupation – as usual, with no proof, and with an eye to ending the international funding that helps the Palestinian people survive.
288 Orgs Demand Biden Condemn Israel’s Crackdown on Human Rights Groups
Hundreds of US organizations demand that the Biden administration condemn Israel for its recent attempt to silence Palestinian human rights groups – groups that work to expose Israel’s human rights violations.
Human Rights Watch: apparent war crimes by Israel during May attack on Gaza
Human Rights Watch investigated several Israeli attacks that resulted in particularly high numbers of civilian casualties – with no evident military target – and determined that the incidents may have been war crimes. Other Israeli attacks during the conflict were also likely unlawful.
Another major human rights org reports: “apartheid” in Israel
Just a few months after Israeli human rights org B’Tselem released its bombshell report calling Israel an apartheid state, another major group reaches the same conclusion – adding “persecution” to the charge of apartheid. A 200+ page report details Human Rights Watch’s findings.
How was your week? Seven days of Israel human rights violations
Not a day goes by during which Israeli military and/or settlers do not commit human rights violations against the people of Palestine – from abduction and shooting to land theft and home demolition. Scan 7 days of headlines for a sampling.
Israel’s FBI gives human rights researcher a “warning”
Israel’s internal security service, Shin Bet, interrogated a field researcher for rights group B’Tselem who they said was always around during Palestinian activity, and has been “making trouble and threatening the army.”
His troublemaking includes reporting on an unarmed Palestinian who was shot in the neck and paralyzed.