Tag Archives: Human Rights Watch

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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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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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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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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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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