“Israel today joins the likes of Venezuela, Iran, and Egypt in barring Human Rights Watch researchers”, said Kenneth Roth, executive director.
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.
For decades, I have loved Israel. I want it to thrive as a shining, rights-abiding country.
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
Pro-Israel organizations are doing everything they can to prevent Jews — and members of Congress — from merely hearing Palestinian perspectives.
Israel gave a one-year work visa to a Human Rights Watch researcher on Wednesday after initially denying him a permit and accusing the organization of engaging in “Palestinian propaganda,” the group said.
Israel is refusing to issue a visa to an American employee of Human Rights Watch over his group’s alleged bias against the Jewish state, the Guardian daily reported.