Facebook’s faulty content moderation, plus Israel’s “requests” to the social media company to take down online content, results in unfair restriction on free speech about Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians. HRW calls for widespread investigation.
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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.
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.
Human Rights Watch 92 page report: Israeli suspension of Palestinian rights is unlawful & unjustifiable
Human Rights Watch issues 92-page report on Israeli violations of Palestinian human rights. ’52 years into Israel’s occupation of Palestine, Israel’s human rights suspension is unlawful and unjustifiable…’
The Israeli forces commit 600 violations against journalists this year, remove residential Palestinian tents, Israeli soldiers abduct two teens & a cancer patient … Israeli soldiers abduct fishermen & two Palestinian siblings … Israel’s deportation of Human Rights worker upheld by Israeli Supreme Court , etc.
Each month, numerous NGOs produce reports on the humanitarian situation in Israel-Palestine, but US media rarely report on them. See this compilation of reports by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, National Lawyers Guild, Red Cross, Christian Aid, B’Tselem, Defense for Children International, and others…