Category Archives: NGO Truth

Human Rights Watch (and Amnesty International) on Goldstone Retraction

Human Rights Watch (and Amnesty International) on Goldstone Retraction – ‘…Amnesty issued a press release claiming that “Amnesty International has not argued that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) targeted Palestinian civilians ‘as a matter of policy’, but rather that IDF rules of engagement and actions during the conflict failed to take sufficient precautions to minimize […]

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NIF-Funded Groups Organize ‘Israel Apartheid Week’ Event

NIF-Funded Groups Organize ‘Israel Apartheid Week’ Event – ‘Last November, supporters of the New Israel Fund were justifiably outraged when they learned that NIF was funding groups involved with the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement. NIF later published its funding guidelines and stated that it would no longer finance groups that engage in BDS or […]

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Pallywood, B’tselem and the Augean Stables of the MSNM

CAMERA has spotted a particularly interesting case of Pallywood which illustrates not only the mechanics of staging, and the lust for dirt on Israel on the part of “human rights” organizations like B’tselem, but the near-unbelievable sloppiness of the MSNM (here Ynet, an Israeli newspaper outlet). March 2, 2011by Yishai Goldflam, Tamar Sternthal UPDATED: B’Tselem […]

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Important New NGO: Advancing Human Rights

Founded by Robert Bernstein, originally a founder of Human Rights Watch, but now a severe critic of the group, he says of this new group: “creating Advancing Human Rights is the most important thing I’ve done in my life.” Here’s the group’s web site: Advancing Human Rights: Dedicated to Individual Liberty and Good Governance. Bernstein’s […]

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The Gaza Flotilla and the New World Disorder

The Gaza Flotilla and the New World Disorder – ‘…The threat posed by incidents such as that of the Gaza flotilla—an act of armed sabotage in the guise of a humanitarian gesture—demands a re-examination of the fundamental principles of international relations. The legal doctrines and security concepts that suited the “old” world order simply cannot […]

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Human Rights Watch should have been keeping tabs on Libya

Human Rights Watch should have been keeping tabs on Libya – ‘Fast-moving events in Libya have catapulted the scandal-plagued Middle East and North African Division (MENA) of Human Rights Watch into a new controversy for its failure over the years to diligently investigate human rights violations in Libya. According to Anne Herzberg, a legal advisor […]

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New Israel Fund Funneling Money to the ‘Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Movement’

New Israel Fund Funneling Money to the ‘Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Movement’ – ‘The New Israel Fund — which has come under fire in the past for funding questionable groups — is now reportedly funneling money to the controversial Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Movement: “In contrast to its recent moral guidelines, the New Israel Fund (NIF) is […]

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NGO Monitor: HRW’s Sarah Leah Whitson Must Resign Over Libya Cover-up

NGO Monitor: HRW’s Sarah Leah Whitson Must Resign Over Libya Cover-up – ‘Following Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) neglect of brutal human rights violations in Libya and false claims and cover-ups about prospects for reforms there, NGO Monitor today called for the immediate resignation of Sarah Leah Whitson, HRW’s director of its Middle East and North […]

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NGO Monitor: HRW’s Sarah Leah Whitson and Libya: Marketing Qaddafi

NGO Monitor: HRW’s Sarah Leah Whitson and Libya: Marketing Qaddafi – ‘In a Los Angeles Times op-ed (February 24, 2011), Sarah Leah Whitson, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Division at Human Rights Watch (HRW), made a belated reversal, recognizing that Muammar Qaddafi’s son Seif Islam had long abandoned his human rights “reforms” […]

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Noah Pollak: Israel’s New NGO Law: Sunshine is the Best Disinfectant

Noah Pollak: Israel’s New NGO Law: Sunshine is the Best Disinfectant – ‘Good news from Israel, where the Knesset has just approved an important transparency measure. It requires NGO—non-governmental organizations like human-rights groups and aid providers—to issue quarterly reports disclosing any foreign funding, and to state on their websites and in advertisements that they are […]

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Human Rights Watch’s bad record on Israel got worse by appointing terror suspect Shawan Jabarin

Human Rights Watch’s bad record on Israel got worse by appointing terror suspect Shawan Jabarin – ‘Human Rights Watch has been squandering its reputation as an independent friend of the oppressed pretty much since it stopped having the Soviet Union to monitor and changed its name from Helsinki Watch. Now, its leaders have no one […]

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Embarrassed former Human Rights Watch Nazi Memorabilia Collector Finds New Job…at the United Nations

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But of course! It’s only natural. You remember Marc Garlasco, the oft-criticized Human Rights Watch investigator who, it turned out, had an interest in collecting Nazi-era memorabilia? Just in case, allow me to remind you: Human Rights Watch’s Marc Garlasco a Nazi-Phile Human Rights Watch Responds to Garlasco Revelations Human Rights Watch Suspends Garlasco with […]

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Human Rights Watch Appoints PFLP Terrorist to MidEast Advisory Board

How low can HRW go? Pretty low. NGO Monitor reports: HRW Appoints ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ to MidEast Advisory Board Signaling the continuing decline of the organization, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has appointed Shawan Jabarin, an alleged senior activist in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) terrorist organization, to its Middle […]

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NGO Monitor: Amnesty International: Defending those linked to terror

NGO Monitor: Amnesty International: Defending those linked to terror – ‘Amnesty International’s anti-Israel campaign has now extended to support for a confessed spy for Hezbollah. On January 30, 2011, Ameer Makhoul, the head of Israeli-Arab NGO Ittijah, was sentenced to nine years imprisonment for spying for Hezbollah, including during the Second Lebanon War in 2006. […]

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NGO Monitor: Breaking What Silence? A Critical Reading of Allegations from “Breaking the Silence”

NGO Monitor: Breaking What Silence? A Critical Reading of Allegations from “Breaking the Silence” – ‘Breaking the Silence’s (BtS) compilation Occupation of the Territories-Israeli Soldier testimonies 2000-2010 claims to “describe an offensive policy that includes annexation of territory, terrorizing and tightening the control over the civilian population.” Media outlets, including Ha’aretz, The Independent (UK), leading […]

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Amnesty International Condemns Israel Without Reading the Report

That would be the Turkel Commission report on the Gaza Flotilla and the events on the Mavi Marmara. While by all indications the report was serious and impartial, high ranking AI official Malcolm Smart wasted no time (in say, reading the report, or even, apparently, in giving it much consideration at all) in denouncing it. […]

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Moty & Udi Learn About Democracy

Thousands of demonstrators protested the ‘anti-democratic’ actions of the government Saturday night, in particular the decision to create a Knesset commission to investigate the sources of funding for non-governmental organizations active in Israel.

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