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How Human Rights Watch favors Israel by Maureen Clare Murphy

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

The very use of the phrase “security assistance” concerning Israel’s incremental genocide in Gaza reveals Human Rights Watch’s inherent bias… “Security forces” is a wholly inappropriate term for personnel tasked with quelling protest and enforcing discriminatory and illegally applied Israeli domestic law in occupied territory so that Palestinians may be removed and replaced with Jewish settlers. Human Rights Watch does not use the language of “security” in relation to armed groups in Gaza, home to two million stateless Palestinians, two-thirds of whom are refugees… In its forthcoming report on rocket fire from Gaza, Human Rights Watch is unlikely to recommend how stateless refugees can defend themselves without any meaningful accountability measures imposed on Israel.

Continue reading at https://electronicintifada.net/content/how-human-rights-watch-favors-israel/33721

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Human Rights Watch to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: “Show pics of death and destruction in #Gaza”

Executive Director of Middle East and North Africa Division of Human Rights Watch, Sarah Leah Whitson, tweets to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: "Show pics of death and destruction in #Gaza" (sarahleah1, 2015)

Executive Director of Middle East and North Africa Division of Human Rights Watch, Sarah Leah Whitson, tweets to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: “Show pics of death and destruction in #Gaza”

 

Continue reading at https://twitter.com/sarahleah1/status/560700886805389312

TAKE ACTION now and write a letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide. Make sure to post a copy of the letter in our comments as well, so we can publish it.
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