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B'Tselem Reaches Out to Gaza-Based 'Human Rights' Group

Far-left NGO conveys 'condolences' to leader of group touting Palestinian propaganda.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
First Publish: 8/22/2014, 3:10 PM

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Far-left extremist group B'Tselem sympathized with Hamas terror on Friday, after it sent messages of condolences to a Gaza-based "human rights group" Al Mezan. 

"B'Tselem expresses condolences to our colleague, the Executive Director of Al Mezan, who has lost his father and his father's wife during a bombing from the [Israeli] Air Force," the NGO said. 

Al Mezan is one of the many "human rights" centers touting data on alleged "civilian casualties," despite ample evidence that many of the "casualties" are faked or repeated. 

The group claims that the IAF is "deliberately killing Palestinian civilians," and calls the IAF "Israeli Occupation Forces" (IOF). It has also been cited as one of the many major "human rights groups" receiving a large influx of foreign funding for the "Palestinian cause" and as a major proponent of the "apartheid" myth. 

At least one of its listed programs also works with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA); three stockpiles of rockets were discovered in UN schools during Operation Protective Edge.

After the first finding of rockets at an UNRWA school, it was reported that rather than destroying the rockets, UNRWA workers called Hamas to come remove them.

In addition, Israel was blamed several times for shelling UNRWA schools that were used as shelters. In at least one case, Israel provided evidence that rockets were being fired in the vicinity of the school.

Documentary research has revealed how UNRWA children's camps radicalize participants, with chants of: "with G-d's help and our own strength we will wage war. And with education and jihad we will return!" At one point, a camp instructor branded Jews as "wolves," the study showed.

US Congressmen have likewise questioned US funding for UNRWA given reports on how the group's educational texts incite and radicalize "Palestinian refugees."