“As a child I was standing on the balcony of our house and watching Apache helicopters. I decided that I wanted to tell stories.”
No words can capture the agony of despairing friends and loved ones, who every day feel alive only by the lack of death.
Human Rights Watch could do with a new pair of glasses.
Israeli authorities today clearly intend to maintain this system of severe discrimination into the future.
Human Rights Watch weighed in this week on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by using the term “apartheid” in its report on conditions in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
“Israel today joins the likes of Venezuela, Iran, and Egypt in barring Human Rights Watch researchers”, said Kenneth Roth, executive director.
Omar Shakir was ordered deported over his involvement in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
According to the organization, the lawsuit is the first legal challenge to a 2017 law that bans from Israel those who publicly call for BDS.
Almost a decade later, there couldn’t be a better illustration of the validity of Bernstein’s criticism than HRW’s employment of Omar Shakir
For decades, I have loved Israel. I want it to thrive as a shining, rights-abiding country.